6 States Tapping Into the Benefits of Carbon Farming

  A handful of states around the country have begun to recognize the importance of carbon farming as an expedient tool to fight climate change. What’s carbon farming? Eric Toensmeier, author of The Carbon Farming Solution, describes it as “a suite of crops...

A climate change solution beneath our feet

When we think of climate change solutions, what typically comes to mind is the transportation we use, the lights in our home, the buildings we power and the food we eat. Rarely do we think about the ground beneath our feet. Kate Scow thinks a lot about the ground, or,...

A crucial climate mystery is just under our feet

What Jonathan Sanderman really wanted was some old dirt. He called everyone he could think of who might know where he could get some. He emailed colleagues and read through old studies looking for clues, but he kept coming up empty. Sanderman was looking for old dirt...

Cows, Regenerative Farming in North Carolina

  North Carolina farmer Suzanne Nelson has this thing about farming as a regenerative rather than an extractive business. She also has a thing for cows. Nelson says people should do what they love doing. For her, “for whatever reason, I love cows. I loved cows before...