by Lynne Whitbeck | Mar 1, 2023 | Down to Earth, Radical Center, Rural Communities, Working with Nature
After being driven almost to extinction, wolves are back in some of their natural habitat. A new podcast explores how ranchers, conservationists, and others are coming together to find paths toward peaceful co-habitation.
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.
by Lynne Whitbeck | Oct 18, 2022 | Down to Earth, Grazing, Orchards, Rural Communities, Working with Nature
Coley Burgess didn’t intend to do regenerative agriculture, but a series of happy accidents led him down a path toward healthier trees, a herd of animals, virtually no chemical or tractor use––and a more enjoyable life for himself and his family.
by Lynne Whitbeck | Jul 26, 2022 | Climate Change, Down to Earth, Farming, Working with Nature
Bees and other pollinators are facing threats from industrialization and habitat fragmentation. Beekeeper, scientist, and indigenous teacher Melanie Kirby knows that bees are vital to the food we eat—and is showing the way forward.
by Lynne Whitbeck | Jul 12, 2022 | Down to Earth, Farming, Rural Communities, Wildfire, Working with Nature
Carol Ekarius has worked in both large- and small-scale farming, and has written many books for hobby farmers. And she’s led organizations devoted to watershed restoration and sustainable agriculture. She talks about the daunting challenges ahead—and gives us some reasons for hope.