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We have assembled links and videos below from authors and speakers whose messages we found to be compelling and informative.

Links & Resources

Gabe Brown

One of the thought leaders of the “no-till, cover crop” movement is Gabe Brown in North Dakota and he is a wonderful spokesperson.


Robyn O’Brien

Robyn shares her personal story and how it inspired her current path as a “Real Food” evangelist.


The Soil Story

The Soil Story helps illustrate how focusing on the soil can be a solution to combating climate change.


Harvard Medical School

Health experts and consumers have long debated whether organic foods are more nutritious—and safer—than conventional foods.



An interesting video by Patagonia preaching the gospel of soil microbes and how it may be the key to saving the planet.


Wild Sky Beef

Wild Sky Beef increases wildlife populations in and around American Prairie Reserve by providing ranchers financial rewards for living with wildlife.


Can Dirt Save the Earth?

Agriculture could pull carbon out of the air and into the soil — but it would mean a whole new way of thinking about how to tend the land.


Learn more at The New York Times Magazine website.

Soil carbon sequestration potential of US croplands and grasslands: Implementing the 4 per Thousand Initiative

From the Journal of Soil and Water Conservation
by Adam Chambers, Rattan Lal, and Keith Paustian

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Dig2Grow: David Montgomery

David R. Montgomery is an author and a Professor of Earth and Space Sciences at the University of Washington, studying the evolution of topography and the influence of geomorphological processes on ecological systems and human societies. Learn about Montgomery’s fascinating work and publications on his Dig2Grow website.


Big Sky Journal Sandy Arrow Ranch Profile

Big Sky Journal profiled the mission and progress of the Sandy Arrow Ranch in their Summer 2017 edition.


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Rethinking Soil

Everyone knows we need clean air and water, but we don’t think as much about the soil beneath our feet—and that’s a big mistake. Soil is literally the foundation of all civilizations, of life itself even; we grow 95 percent of the food we eat in the soil.

Learn more at The Nature Conservancy website.