Kristin Ohlson is the author of The Soil Will Save Us: How Scientists, Farmers, and Foodies are Healing the Soil to Save the Planet. She lives in Portland, Oregon, and is working on a new book about cooperation in nature called Sweet in Tooth and Claw: Cooperation at the Heart of Nature, to be released in 2021 by Patagonia.
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Monday, August 12, 2019
Regenerative Agriculture Is Key for a Sustainable Climate and Food System
From where I stand inside the South Dakota cornfield I was visiting with entomologist and former USDA scientist Jonathan Lundgren, all the human-inflicted traumas to Earth seem far away. It isn't just that the corn is as high as an elephant's eye—are people singing that song again?—but that the field burgeons and buzzes and chirps with all sorts of other life, too.