Opening the conversation about living soils

Chris Jagger is a vegetable farmer in Oregon, and he’s founder of the Living Soils Symposium, an annual gathering of farmers and people interested in regenerative agriculture. He talks about the many challenges of farming, including the economic pressure on small and medium-sized growers, and the rewards of growing healthy food and living in a community committed to restoring and maintaining healthy landscapes.

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