Let’s Get Down to Business: Are Cover Crops Profitable?

This is the third post in a series of posts about cover crops. In the last post on cover crops, we took a dip in the waters of the U.S. to explore how cover crops act as ecosystem superheroes to protect the environment. This week, we're going to expand our knowledge of the cover crop … Continue reading Let’s Get Down to Business: Are Cover Crops Profitable?

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Cover Crops: An Idea Worth Planting

This is the first in a series of posts about cover crops. Much gratitude to Mallory Daily for her editing skills and constructive feedback, and to Rob Myers for enabling me to learn and providing endless guidance. Land is always tied to narrative. Across cultures and geographies, different landscapes have inspired, strengthened or extinguished life. … Continue reading Cover Crops: An Idea Worth Planting

An Agricultural Act

Consumers in the United States, when driven by the knowledge of the impact their purchases have, can be powerful agents of change in this global economy. Whether their purchases increase wages for agricultural workers, increase soil fertility or biodiversity in a region, preserve the rain forest, or simply lead them to ask questions about these products, something good is in the works. This post explores the weight behind various labels in the grocery store, and is targeted at those who aspire to learn more about their food!