Acclaimed writer and activist Vandana Shiva speaks about the connection of soil, mud, and the vision of the sacred earth for India.
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Dr. Kate Scow shares her childhood soil story and how she came to love soil.
Dr Ignacio Chapela searches for Bog Iron in a peat bog in Norway. Along the way he describes how bogs are living things living on living things- soil in one of its rawest forms.
Professor David Montgomery tries to explain the history of farming… but he doesn’t get that far this time around.
Author and Activist Bill McKibben speaks about how we as a society need to continue to fight climate change. He gives some helpful tips on what we can do.
Dr Elaine Ingham talks about how we have taken good soil and turned it into Dirt- a substance devoid of and incapable of supporting- life.
Punjabi Biodynamic Farmer Jaspal Singh speaks about how soil can create a healthy plant, which creates a healthy person and healthy communities.
Warren Weber of Star Route Farms speaks about the difficulties of starting an organic farm in California in the 70s, and how many told him it couldn’t be done.
Founder of the Transition Movement Rob Hopkins speaks about the positive possibilities that could come out of the twin threats of peak oil and climate change.
Rancher Kevin Lunny speaks about the critical work of the dung beetles on his cattle ranch in Marin.