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Read the complete Bioneers interview with John Chester

https://bioneers.org/farmingfilming-and-biodiversityan-interview-with-john-chester/

https://www.biggestlittlefarmmovie.com/

ARTY MANGAN: How can the system be changed from rewarding those who use degenerative practices – spraying chemicals, creating pollution, destroying biodiversity, etc. – to economically encourage regenerative agriculture?

JOHN CHESTER: We have underestimated the force of nature, which is conscious and more powerful than the political framework. It’s far more powerful than the economic framework. When that’s aligned and it’s supporting farms that grow things in a regenerative way, expect massive change. I think that we’re seeing incredible support from consumers who know about soil. There is a growing tide of awareness and education and those consumers are the people that will make the difference, beyond the politics, beyond the chemical companies that we’ve become dependent upon because of our complacency and detachment over a prioritization of innovating alongside of nature, which has been lost for 75 to 260 years.

We’re in a much better time now because there is a consumer base that wants this, that understands the value of nutrient density. There’s another consumer base that understands the value of restorative eco-agricultural practices. Ten years ago, people weren’t even saying the word regenerative...


Soil is the Word

https://www.greenpolicy360.net/w/Category:Soil


Kiss the Ground.com

https://kisstheground.com/

Kiss The Ground


Restoring the soil & accelerating regenerative agriculture


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http://ecowatch.com/2015/01/06/regenerative-organic-agriculture/

http://ecowatch.com/2015/01/13/regenerative-organic-agriculture-2/


We’ve severely disrupted the balance in the “carbon triad” by clearing rainforests, degrading farmland, denuding pasturelands, and burning coal and oil. The carbon triad? Yes; think of the three main carbon sinks: the atmosphere, the oceans and the humus-sphere. While I’m sure you’re familiar with the first two, you might not know about the latter carbon sink. Humus is the organic component of soil. (Gardeners create it as compost.) The humus-sphere is made up of the stable, long-lasting remnants of decaying organic material, essential to the Earth’s soil fertility and our ability to grow nutrient-rich crops.


http://thesoilstory.com/

http://www.greenpolicy360.net/mw/images/Soil_Story_AnnotatedScript_2015.pdf



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Carbon Storage, Soil-Based / October 3



Climate Smart Agriculture


https://www.greenpolicy360.net/w/Climate_Smart_Agriculture


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