Soil & Plant Health Intake

James Skeet

E82: Rediscovering Navajo Indigenous Agricultural Wisdom

July 2020

There's a great deal to learn from the deep connections between regenerative agriculture and the farming traditions of First Nations people. My guest today is James Skeet, a member of the Navajo Nation and the founder of Spirit Farm in New Mexico, a demonstration farm that draws both Native Americans and others to learn more about issues like composting and regenerative farming techniques. Listen to Podcast/Read Transcript about E82: Rediscovering Navajo Indigenous Agricultural Wisdom »


Michael Kotutwa Johnson

E83: Hopi Farming - Agriculture, Culture, and Environment in Balance

July 2020

Today, we're digging in to the little known origins of regenerative agriculture, a conservation approach to farming and raising animals that focuses on soil health, biodiversity, improving the water cycle, and resilience to climate change. My guest today is Dr. Michael Kotutwa Johnson, a 450th generation Hopi farmer in the dry lands of Arizona and a research associate with the Native American Agriculture Fund. Listen to Podcast/Read Transcript about E83: Hopi Farming - Agriculture, Culture, and Environment in Balance »


Gabe and Paul Brown

E69: Gabe Brown on the Desperate Need for Regenerative Agriculture

January 2020

Imagine a farm doing such creative work that more than 2,000 people come to visit each year from all 50 states and more than 20 countries outside the US. What do you think such a farm might be doing? Our guest Gabe Brown can explain. Listen to Podcast/Read Transcript about E69: Gabe Brown on the Desperate Need for Regenerative Agriculture »


Allan Savory on the Necessity of Regenerative Agriculture

E55: Allan Savory on Regenerative Agriculture

October 2019

Regenerative agriculture is a highly visible, interesting and promising approach to raising animals. The person credited for conceiving this approach, testing it and helping it spread around the world is our guest today, Allan Savory. Listen to Podcast/Read Transcript about E55: Allan Savory on Regenerative Agriculture »