Growing A Revolution

Growing A Revolution

Bringing Our Soil Back to Life

Book - 2017
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Cutting through standard debates about conventional versus organic agriculture, Montgomery shows how new regenerative methods heal damaged environments and improve farmers bottom lines. Merging ancient wisdom with modern science, these farmers have developed simple, cost-effective ways to pull carbon from the atmosphere and feed the world. Growing a Revolution flips the script, showing how agriculture can help solve our modern environmental woes.
Since the dawn of agriculture, great civilizations have sunk into poverty after destroying their once fertile land. Today, few people realize how close we are to experiencing the same fate if we don't take action. In Growing a Revolution, geologist David R. Montgomery leads us on a journey through history and around the world to see how innovative farmers are ditching the plow, mulching cover crops, and adopting complex rotations to restore the soil. In their stories he finds the foundation for the next agricultural revolution: a soil health revolution.
An inspiring vision for restoring the soil that feeds us all and turns agriculture into a solution for environmental crises.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. :, W.W. Norton & Company, Inc.,, [2017]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780393608328
Call Number: 577.57 M7665g
Characteristics: 316 pages ; 25 cm


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