Tim LaSalle talks about organic systems research at the Rodale Institute and how we’ll all be eating organic in 100 years.
Chef Dan Barber, of Blue Hill in New York, describes his childhood relationship to soil and the land, and how he’s integrated that understanding into his cooking.
Acclaimed writer and activist Vandana Shiva speaks about the connection of soil, mud, and the vision of the sacred earth for India.
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.
Rancher Kevin Lunny speaks about the critical work of the dung beetles on his cattle ranch in Marin.