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Call of the Reed Warbler: A New Agriculture – A New Earth by Charles Massy

By Charles Massy

Is it too overdue to regenerate the earth? This groundbreaking booklet will switch the way in which we predict of, farm and develop nutrition. writer and radical farmer Charles Massy explores transformative and regenerative agriculture and the important connection among our soil and our overall healthiness. it's a tale of ways a grassroots revolution – a real underground insurgency – can retailer the planet, support flip weather swap round, and construct fit humans and fit groups, pivoting considerably on our dating with becoming and eating meals. utilizing his own adventure as a touchstone – from an unknowing, chemical-using farmer with lifeless soils to a thorough ecologist farmer rigorously regenerating a 2000-hectare estate to a nation of traditional healthiness – Massy tells the genuine tale in the back of business agriculture and the worldwide profit-obsessed organisations riding it. He indicates – via evocative tales – how leading edge farmers are discovering a brand new approach and interweaves his personal neighborhood panorama, its seasons and organic richness. At stake is not just a revolution in human future health and our groups however the very survival of the planet. For farmer, yard gardener, nutrients client, medical examiner, coverage maker and public chief alike, Call of the Reed Warbler deals a tangible course ahead for the way forward for our nutrition offer, our Australian panorama and our earth. It includes a robust and relocating paean of hope.

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