Religious leaders as farmers, regenerative agriculture as a spiritual practice: Faithlands is all about community-building, food security, environmental restoration, and an interfaith, interdisciplinary approach to building a healthier and more just food system.
Caroline Fraser is author of the new, Pulitzer Prize-winning biography Prairie Fires, the story of author of the Little House books, and the story of the ecological, economic, and political dramas resulting from the opening of the frontier.
Yes it does, according to Tony Juniper, author of What Has Nature Ever Done for Us He talks about the economic, as well as the spiritual and aesthetic values of ecosystem services, and how our values must change in order for our economies to thrive.
Doug Crabtree and Anna Jones Crabtree are first generation farmers using innovative approaches to larger-scale production agriculture–both as stewards of the land, and as pioneers in new approaches to the food business.
Geographer Nathan Sayre talks about homesteaders, hubris, and healing … and the challenges facing public and private lands and the people and creatures who inhabit them.
That’s the name of the terrific book by Judith Schwartz. We talk about how ecosystems evolved with animals, and how animals can be used to restore land and improve soil.
Down to Earth
Down to Earth is a podcast about hope. As climate change collides with our industrial food system, we focus not on doom but instead on people who are developing practical, innovative solutions. We invite you to meet farmers, ranchers, scientists, land managers, writers, and many others on a mission to create a world in which the food we eat is healthy—for us, for the land and water from which it springs, for the lives and livelihoods of the producers, and for the planet.
This podcast is produced in collaboration with the Quivira Coalition.