Brent Preston is Farming Sustainably for the Next Generation

While attempting to make a living organically, Brent Preston and family found the inevitable years of mistakes, false starts, financial hardship, emotional and physical exhaustion, scorn from local conventional farmers, perseverance and—at very long last—success. All are documented with candor and humor in Preston’s book, “The New Farm: Our Ten Years on the Front Lines of the Good Food Revolution”, released in the U.S. earlier this year.

A Consensus is Forming – Report on NY Soil Health Summit, July 18, 2018

The era of soil health is dawning – that is the conclusion we heard from David Montgomery, keynote speaker at the New York Soil Health Summit. Organized by David W. Wolfe, Cornell Professor of Plant and Soil Ecology, the summit brought together 140 people to hear the latest developments underway in research, farming practices and policy related to building soil organic matter and increasing carbon in the soil.