|The fungi thing about soil|
Sustainable Food Trust - 12/18/2015. By Hannah Steenbergen - When we pick up a handful of soil, it is hard to imagine all the activity that is happening at a microscopic scale within it and the powerful impacts this has. The web of life in a healthy soil is a weird and wonderful world of interactions that scientists are only just beginning to understand.
|Meat, Paris, and Next Steps|
Food Tank - 12/17/2015. By Roni Neff - We can make a dent by improving production methods, but there is no way around what seems to be the elephant in the room – the need to dramatically reduce the number of cattle raised on the planet.
|Did John Deere's Best Invention Spark a Revolution or an Environmental Disaster?|
Smithsonian Magazine - 12/17/2015. By Jackson Landers - In 1837 in an Illinois sawmill, a long, steel saw blade broke. The mill was probably filled with the nutty scent of freshly cut white oak and one imagines that the discarded blade was covered in a layer of fine, pale sawdust. Steel was a scarce commodity in those days and the old blade caught the eye of a young visiting blacksmith named John Deere, who took it home. He forged the blade into a plow and the plow forged a farming revolution.