Judith D. Schwartz is a longtime freelance writer whose work has appeared in venues from Glamour and Redbook to The Christian Science Monitor and The New York Times. She is the author of several books, including Tell Me No Lies: How to Face the Truth and Build a Loving Marriage (coauthored) and The Therapist's New Clothes. She has an MA in counseling psychology and an MS from the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism. She lives with her family in Southern Vermont.
On June 4th, Judith Schwartz will present at the 2015 Slow Living Summit. Alongside Seth Itzkan, Judith will lead a session entitled, "Food Systems: How Changing the Way We Grow Food Can Restore Ecosystems and Reverse Global Warming," at 10:30 AM. This year's Slow Living Summit will take place at the Latchis Theater in Brattleboro. General registration is priced at $249, with discounts for early birds, spouses, students, and one-day attenders.
And Other Improbable Ways of Restoring Soil to Heal the Earth
Journalist Judith D. Schwartz looks at soil as a crucible for our many overlapping environmental, economic, and social crises. Schwartz reveals that for many of these problems -- climate change, desertification, biodiversity loss, droughts, floods, wildfires, rural poverty, malnutrition, and obesity -- our ability to turn these crises into opportunities depends on how we treat the soil.