by Lynne Whitbeck | Jun 28, 2022 | Cooking, Down to Earth, Farming, Health and Nutrition, Soil
You’ve heard of a carbon “footprint.” The idea of the “foodprint” broadens the vision from the single variable of carbon emissions to the full impact that your food has on the planet––animals, community, soil, water––and helps you to make better choices as a consumer and a citizen.
by Lynne Whitbeck | Jun 7, 2022 | Climate Change, Down to Earth, Farming, Grazing, Soil, Working with Nature
When Ryland Engelhart learned that restoring soil health was a key to reversing climate change, he became an advocate for regeneration –– resulting in a film that has been seen by over six million people in 26 languages.
by Lynne Whitbeck | Apr 26, 2022 | Climate Change, Down to Earth, Economics, Policy, Soil
For the US to have a resilient food system at a large scale will require changes in national policy. Aria McLauchlan and Harley Cross of Land Core lay out how the Farm Bill, which will be reauthorized in 2023, can stimulate healthy–and long-term sustainable–farming practices.
by Lynne Whitbeck | Mar 15, 2022 | Decolonizing Ag, Down to Earth, Rural Communities, Soil, Working with Nature
For over 25 years Santa Ana Pueblo has been engaged in a large scale project to restore wildlife, plants, and watersheds long degraded by invasive practices. The results for agriculture, culture, and the land itself have been dramatic.
by Lynne Whitbeck | Feb 22, 2022 | Climate Change, Down to Earth, Grazing, Rangeland Science, Soil, Working with Nature
Cooling the earth’s climate is not just about cutting emissions––it’s about removing masses of carbon from the air. Karl Thidemann of Soil4Climate makes the case that the secret of sequestration is in the soil––with win-win benefits for ecosystems, nutrition, profitability, and community.
by Lynne Whitbeck | Jan 25, 2022 | Climate Change, Down to Earth, Farming, Grazing, Oceans, Racial Equity, Radical Center, Ranching, Rangeland Science, Rural Communities, Soil, Succession, Water, Working with Nature
The name of Pamela Tanner Boll‘s new film, To Which We Belong, comes from the great naturalist and conservationist Aldo Leopold, who understood the interconnection among all living beings, and the need to treat land with respect––and a deep sense of belonging.