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GRAIN | Digital control: how Big Tech moves into food and farming (and what it means)

The world’s biggest technology companies and distribution platforms, such as Microsoft and Amazon, have started entering the food sector. What does this mean for small farmers and local food systems? It leads to a strong and powerful integration between the … Continue reading

Cooling the Climate Mess with Soil and Water

GBH Forum Network Sep 18, 2019 Soil and climate scientist Walter Jehne works to educate farmers, policymakers and others about “the soil carbon sponge” and its crucial role in reversing and mitigating flooding, drought, wildfires, and rising global temperatures. He … Continue reading

Andhra Pradesh Community Managed Natural Farming

See related: Killing the Soil that Feeds Us: Food, Profit & the Fatal Impact of Petro-Dependent Agriculture Soils, Agriculture, Carbon Sequestration and Human Survival The world needs topsoil to grow 95% of its food – but it’s rapidly disappearing | … Continue reading

Why Soil Matters

Our Changing Climate Nov 3, 2017 A brief climate change video essay that looks at why the issue of soil degradation matters. Specifically, I look at how we’ve arrived at such poor soil conditions as a result of modern industrial … Continue reading

Soil Solutions to Climate Problems – Narrated by Michael Pollan

centerforfoodsafety To learn more visit: http://soilsolution.org Nov 19, 2015 Narrated by Michael Pollan To learn more visit: http://soilsolution.org A powerful solution to the climate crisis can be found right beneath our feet—in the soil. By harnessing the immense power of … Continue reading

Put carbon where it belongs… back in the soil

nofamass Aug 12, 2015 Fossil fuels, deforestation and industrial agriculture have released dangerous amounts of carbon into the atmosphere. We can store and stabilize large amounts of carbon where it belongs – in the soil. Soil scientists, Dr. Christine Jones … Continue reading

Soil carbon: with Walter Jehne

Murraylands and Riverland Landscape Board Dec 16, 2018 Walter Jehne discusses the role of living plants in producing sugars which feed soil microbes and help initiate healthy soils, healthy pastures and healthy farms. See related: Walter Jehne – The Soil … Continue reading

Walter Jehne – The Soil Carbon Sponge, Climate Solutions and Healthy Water Cycles

Biodiversity for a Livable Climate Apr 29, 2018 Biodiversity for a Livable Climate presents A talk by Walter Jehne Australian climate scientist and soil microbiologist Director of Healthy Soils Australia Introduction by Didi Pershouse April 26, 2018 Harvard University, Haller … Continue reading

Amid Pandemic, US Farmers Endure Another Year of Uncertainty

VOA News, Jan 11, 2021 Optimism was short-lived as farmers weathered a year of upheaval thanks to whipsaw market fluctuations brought on by coronavirus pandemic Food-matters,

The Sicker You Get, The More Money They Make

The Real Truth About Health Dec 26, 2020 “For decades T. Colin Campbell, Ph.D. has been at the forefront of nutrition education and research. Dr. Campbell’s expertise and scientific interests encompass relationships between diet and disease, particularly the causation of … Continue reading