The answer to many environmental problems – including drought, erosion, air pollution and climate change – might be right under our feet. We’ll learn about the importance of healthy soil this hour with Kristin Ohlson, author of The Soil Will Save Us: How Scientists, Farmers, and Foodies are Healing the Soil to Save the Planet (Rodale Books).
Tags: agriculture, carbon sequestration strategies, resilient agriculture, soil, soil farming
The Great Regeneration: Excerpt
By Dorn Cox, Resilience.org
By taking a longer view, we can see the arc of the horizon of our agricultural past, which gives us the ability to put our endeavors in context and to see what’s possible for the future just over the horizon.
March 30, 2023
From nations to republics: front parlour or front porch?
By Chris Smaje, Small Farm Future
After liberalism, then, I believe the task is to steer our societies towards a small farm civic republicanism of the front porch and not the front parlour variety. I don’t think that’s going to be easy.
March 29, 2023
Banking on the Seaweed Rush
By Nicola Jones, Hakai Magazine
Seaweed farmers promise to feed us, combat climate change, support coastal communities, provide wildlife habitat, and more. Can seaweed do it all?
March 23, 2023
World Water Day: Accelerating Change
By Eliza Daley, By my solitary hearth
So today on World Water Day, you be that change. By all means, learn about the real issues. Fix the leaks in your life. If you have the resources, make yourself and your community more water-resilient.
March 22, 2023