cows in field

Soil Health

  • Re-Building Civilization’s Foundation
  • Added January, 2010. The focus of modern sustainable agriculture is constantly evolving. In a world where dairy farmers have given way to ‘grass farmers’ and more recently ‘carbon farmers’ the needs and challenges of modern culture are coming full circle to the cycle of life and fertility that starts in the soil. As we look to the soil as a reservoir to moderate the effects of climate change as well as ‘the foundation of civilization’ (Thomas Jefferson), it becomes increasingly clear that the act of soil building is probably one of the most important legacies we can leave for future generations. MORE >