Ecological Amnesia: Winona LaDuke
Winona LaDuke tells us we need a society that is “respectful, resilient, and ecologically and socially responsible” Instead, we have a society “based on conquest, on consuming more than we need.”
For the Wild
The Emancipation of Seed, Water and Women
Dr. Vandana Shiva tells us that we need biodiversity in agriculture. “What is called agriculture today is not agriculture, it is not the culture of the soil, it is not the culture of the land, it is the culture of oil and fossil fuels.”
Microbiologist Siv Watkins on Microbes + Animism
Dr. Siv Watkins tells us why microorganisms matter and what it means to develop a relationship with the non-human world.
Point of Origin
Farming While Black
On matters of African Americans and farming, many narratives have centered the ways in which enslavement have contributed to the apathy or absence of black folks on the land. Eugene Cook and Leah Penniman challenge those narratives, instead centering resilience, survival and activism at the core of historical narratives around African Americans and agriculture.
The Goop Podcast
How Soil health is reflected in the gut
Zach Bush, MD tells us “we’ve wiped out 40 percent of biology on earth in just fifty years”. “And yet that Mother Earth keeps reaching out saying: Are you sure you don’t want to keep playing? Because we could have some fun together.”
Michael Pollan On the 'New Science' Of Psychedelics
Michael Pollan examines the broken and lacking in innovation the mental healthcare system in America is – and how psychedelics and the inward journey are used to treat depression, addiction, and fear of death.