A Celebration of Authors
We wouldn’t be anything without our beloved authors! To celebrate, we’ve gathered a few Q&As from the archives to put the spotlight on a just a few of our many inspiring contributors!
Click the links below to read insightful conversations with the authors themselves about a range of topics– mitigating climate change with regenerative agriculture, understanding animal consciousness, appreciating where wine comes from, fighting the economics of inequality, and promoting better health with the use of one little-known generic drug.
And don’t forget to check the rest of the blog for even more tips and insights from our amazing community!
Q&A with Eric Toensmeier, author of The Carbon Farming Solution
In this conversation, Eric discusses the relatively new concept of carbon farming and why it is a “powerful solution to climate change.” With the use of perennial crops, regenerative agriculture, and some surprising facts, Eric is leading the fight for food security.
A conversation with Deirdre Heekin, winemaker, farmer and author of An Unlikely Vineyard
In this q&A, we sat down with Heekin to discuss her journey of learning how to grow wine in the unlikely hills of Vermont, her quest to express the essence of place in every bottle, and her efforts to deeply understand the land from which both her food and grapevines are grown.
Born on Third Base: A Q&A with Author and Inequality Activist Chuck Collins
In this provocative Q&A, Collins lays out a case for ending the class war that his work has often fueled and argues that it’s time to engage the wealthy to be part of the solution.
Q&A with Linda Elsgood author of The LDN Book
Linda provides a first-hand account to supplement her research on the benefits of a little-known drug: Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN). She says, “LDN can be beneficial in the treatment of everything from cancer, chronic fatigue syndrome, and various autoimmune diseases, to autism, depression, and chronic pain.”
What if farms and food production were integrated into every aspect of urban living—from special assessments to create new farms and food businesses to teaching people how to grow fruits and vegetables so farmers can focus on staple crops. Urban farming is a story of recovery, of land and food, of people, and of the…Read More
Worms aren’t just the squiggly, pink creatures found on the sidewalk after it rains. They are so much more than that. These highly regarded specimens play a vital role in enhancing our soils and revitalizing the health of the plants we need to survive. But how do we get them to work their magic? Through…Read More
As millions of people head to the polls today to cast their vote, we got to thinking about the idea of democracy and how we need it now more than ever before. But what does democracy look like now and do we need to rethink it? Reconnecting with the sources of decisions that affect us,…Read More
Manners. We were all taught them from a young age, and yet, they are oft forgotten when we find ourselves in the heat of an argument about a topic we are passionate about. Before we know it, we are mere shells of ourselves, using cutthroat tactics to win our case. Unfortunately, our momentary loss of…Read More