Building a world of
resilient communities.

Is Soil Carbon Enough?

But are solutions enough anymore?...In other words, how do we help foster a regenerative carbon economy?

Young Agrarians

At its best the agrarian life is an integrated whole, with work and leisure mixed together, undertaken under healthful conditions and surrounded by family.

Courtney White: Grass, Soil, Hope Interview

What if the solution for reducing our collective carbon footprint were right under our feet?

Animal Power

One ancient practice nearly wiped out in the United States by “progress” was the widespread use of animal power in many important endeavors, including farming, hauling, logging, herding and various types of transportation.


What is the best way to utilize sunlight: grow food or to produce fuel?

Finding Hope in an Era of Climate Chaos

So, can a book about soil and carbon give us … hope? In this Q&A, Courtney White, author of Grass, Soil, Hope: A Journey Through Carbon Country, talks about the hope he found as he researched a wide variety of simple strategies that anyone can undertake to help create a more sustainable future.

Coming into Carbon Country

Climate change is carbon, hunger is carbon, money is carbon, politics is carbon, land is carbon, we are carbon.

Grass, Soil, Hope

“Grass, Soil, Hope is at the same time a challenging book, in that it asks us to reconsider our pessimism about the human engagement with the rest of nature.

Herding Wisdom

Here’s a new twist on an ancient practice: skilled shepherds as ecological doctors!

Redefining Local

What does “local” mean when you live on a remote farm or ranch?