by Lynne Whitbeck | Jan 31, 2023 | Climate Change, Cooking, Decolonizing Ag, Down to Earth, Racial Equity, Soil
In her new book Liz Carlisle explores rich food traditions from the Americas, Asia, and Africa that have survived and thrived in the U.S.—and how they are helping to restore land and climate, and bring about a more just and humane world.
by Lynne Whitbeck | Jan 17, 2023 | Climate Change, Down to Earth, Ranching, Rangeland Science, Soil
TomKat Ranch manager Mark Biaggi talks about dealing with winter floods, summer droughts, and degraded landscapes––and the process of continual experimentation that leads to dramatic regeneration of damaged land.
by Lynne Whitbeck | Dec 15, 2022 | Climate Change, Down to Earth, Rangeland Science, Soil
The land and its creatures looked very different when the first people arrived on this continent. Dan Flores‘ book Wild New World traces human impact up to the present––and the choices we’re looking at now.
by Lynne Whitbeck | Nov 30, 2022 | Climate Change, Down to Earth, Rangeland Science, Soil
For decades Brando Crespi has been working in communities damaged by extractive industries. He makes the case that biochar can and should be part of a global strategy do reverse climate change and grow more food with less water.
by Lynne Whitbeck | Nov 15, 2022 | Climate Change, Down to Earth, Rural Communities, Soil, Working with Nature
In 1995 John Liu began documenting the Loess Plateau in China, a landscape ruined by poor agriculture practices. Over decades he documented its return to vibrant life, and filmed many other restoration projects worldwide.
by Lynne Whitbeck | Nov 1, 2022 | Climate Change, Down to Earth, Racial Equity, Soil, Water, Working with Nature
Gary Paul Nabhan knows how to grow food that’s healthy and profitable––even during times of drought and climate disruption.