Putting Soil First: Healing the Divide Between Conventional and Organic Farmers

Written by Ananda Fitszimmons

We all feel the urgency of the call to action to prevent...
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Type

xRegeneration
xEvents
xOrganic

Keyword

xCarbon Sequestration
xNo-till
xSoil Guardians
xLivestock
xAgroforestry
xMarket gardening
xBiology
xSymposium
xMicroscope
xCompost tea

6 reasons why we need to protect our soils

Written by Sarah Barsalou

World Soil Day is an annual international event held on December 5th by the FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of...
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Here’s how we’re offsetting the carbon footprint of our 2017 Living Soils Symposium

Written by Antonious Petro

The first edition of the Living Soils Symposium took place in October 2017. This initiative, which originated from a...
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Showing the power of a citizens’ movement: The Erin Soil Health Coalition

Written by Ananda Fitzsimmons

A group of concerned citizens in and around Erin, Ontario have created a movement around regenerative agriculture. The momentum...
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[VIDEO] How 30 Years of No-till Gets This Farmer Higher Yields Than Average

Written by Ananda Fitzsimmons

Organic: not necessarily the solution for soil health? We tend to associate the idea of caring for the soil...
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Understanding the Carbon Cycle to Reverse Climate Change

Written by Ananda Fitzsimmons

Most people understand that climate change is driven by the burning of fossil fuels and that there is too...
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[VIDEO] How This Farmer Raises Beef to Combat Climate Change

Written by Ananda Fitzsimmons

Most people have heard that eating meat is an important contributor to climate change. Yet there is an important...
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Why the New Green Revolution is Based on Biology

Written by Ananda Fitzsimmons

After the second world war, industrial agriculture was born. It was called the Green Revolution and it was based...
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[VIDEO] Why this Farmer Swears by Compost Tea and a Microscope: Les Jardins D’Ambroisie

Written by Ananda Fitzsimmons

In the sweltering heat of last July, we went with the crew of Parafilms to shoot our Soil Guardians...
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How We Got 400 People Talking About Soil as a Climate Solution

Written by Gabrielle Bastien

One year ago almost to the day was the launch of the Living Soils Symposium Montreal, yet we still...
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