This is the World Organic News Podcast for the week ending 3rd of October 2016.
Jon Moore reporting!
We begin this week with a post from the UK National Trust: New Report Points To A Positive Future For Green Farming.
New markets worth millions per year could help to support farming methods that reduce flooding, provide clean water and restore wildlife, for the benefit of all.
In effect the report highlights the need to feed the soil. Reduced flooding, clean water and restored wildlife all come from a healthy soil. Soil that is never bare. Healthy soil holds more water, mitigates floods and provides the grounding, pun intended, for good tree growth. To do this requires both a paradigm shift and its accompanying price signals. Continue reading →