Aubrey Streit Krug is a writer and teacher who studies stories of relationships between humans and plants. She directs the Ecosphere Studies program at The Land Institute in Salina, Kansas, where she lives with her husband and son. She grew up in a small town in Kansas, where her parents farm wheat and raise cattle, and she loves limestone soils and rocky prairie hillsides. Streit Krug holds a PhD in English and Great Plains Studies from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln an is a co-author of the collaborative textbook The Omaha Language and the Omaha Way.
By Wes Jackson, Aubrey Streit Krug, Bill Vitek, Robert Jensen, Resilience.org
With nearly eight billion people on the planet, we aren’t going back to hunting and gathering. But around the world, often under the banner of agroecology, people are using modern science and traditional knowledge to develop ways of farming that are less ecologically and socially destructive.