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August 13, 2020

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The Soil's Story is the Story of Us

That which secures life from exhaustion lies in the unseen world, deep at the roots of things.

– Rudolf Steiner –

The Soil’s Story is the Story of Us

“Thousands of years of taking have caught up with us–and our soil. Approximately 40 percent of agricultural soils worldwide are degraded or seriously degraded; we lose an estimated 36 billion tons of topsoil every year. Scientists warn us that we only have about 60 years of productive soil left. What will happen when the Earth has lost all of its soil and can no longer produce food? While this is a dire future, it doesn’t have to be our destiny. It’s time to act. And the solution is under our feet. This is the story of how each of us came to see soil as a solution to one of our biggest environmental problems–and as a tool to build more resilient communities.” “The Story of Stuff” creator Annie Leonard shares more. { read more }

Be The Change

Join this Saturday’s Awakin Call with biodynamic farming practitioner Laura Riccardi Lyvers, “Living with the Earth: Overcoming Materialism”, more details and RSVP info here. { more }

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