It's very exciting when they run out of chairs at your first public event following book release. Friends, family and strangers -- lots and lots of strangers! -- packed Powell's last night and listened intently as I talked (longer than I'd planned) about the amazing life beneath our feet and the opportunity for healing landscapes by respecting and working with that life.
Mother Nature bats last, and if you need a pithy but elegant saying to tattoo on a body part, preferably one of your own, you could do worse than that one.
When I started working on The Soil Will Save Us, I happily discovered Food Tank (“the food think tank”) launched by Danielle Nierenberg and Ellen Gustafson, a website and newsletter which highlights the great things people around the world are doing to reclaim agriculture and fix broken food systems.