A good source on “climate farming”

No-till methods and cover cropping are among the tools of “climate farming.” Photo from Cooking Up a Story

Here’s the flip side of the rather depressing piece we re-posted a couple of weeks ago about how increased carbon in the atmosphere is messing with how plants are metabolizing nutrients via photosyntheis. Carbon farming, or “climate farming” as some are now calling it, holds a huge amount of promise for sequestering more carbon in the earth, where it bolsters soil health, water retention, and nutrient density.

The idea has been circulating for a while now, but is just beginning to hit the mainstream among food activists. This recent article from Permaculture magazine is a good basic introduction to the topic–very shareable with friends who may not have heard of the concept yet!

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