Minor Morgan and Matt Draper are intergenerational farmers in Albuquerque’s North Valley. Cultivating diversity and healthy soil, their goal is to grow food that’s healthy for people and the earth.
Renard Turner and his wife are agrarian entrepreneurs who produce local, sustainable, regenerative food at their Virginia goat farm–and they provide a model for future farmers and homesteaders.
Jesse Smith‘s work aims for the opposite of planned obsolescence—the goals at Jalama Canyon Ranch are resilience and perennial productivity, through restoration of ecosystems and a truly regenerative vision of agriculture.
Bill McDorman has been saving seeds for over three decades. He explains the dangers of the massive biodiversity loss that’s happened in the last fifty years, and how seed saving can move us toward a well-adapted local agriculture.
Why is it that poultry breeds in the US grow so fast and large that they cannot stand or walk properly, that they have poor immune systems, and they don’t provide good nutrition or even flavor? Andrew deCoriolis explains how we got here, and how we can find a better way forward.
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.