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Soil & Water

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Additional Resources

Videos & Films

‘Gifts of the Land: A Guided Nature Tour with Robin Wall Kimmerer’

The Commons of the University of Kansas.  3/25/21. 20:48


‘The Importance of Soil.’

Chicago Botanic Garden.  2014? 6:39.


‘Understanding Living Soil’ with Monique Bosch. 

NOFA/Mass. 2021? 1:20:04

Organizations & Websites

Soil and Water Conservation Society

Educational Resources

Introduction to Organic Lawns and Yards Plus a Checklist for an Eco-Friendly Property by Sarah Little

NOFA Organic Land Care Program. 2016.

Articles & Reports

Groundwater: Our Most Valuable Hidden Resource.

The Nature Conservancy. 3/13/22


Rethinking Soil, Reinvesting in Our Foundations. 

Includes link to pdf:  reThink Soil: A Roadmap to Soil Health.

The Nature Conservancy. 1/2/20

Treated like dirt: urban soil is often overlooked as a resource.  By Roisin O’Riordan.

The Conversation. 4/26/21.


Brown, Gabe.  Dirt to Soil: One Family’s Journey into Regenerative Agriculture.

Chelsea Green Publishing.  2018


Gershuny, Grace.  Start with the Soil

St. Martin’s Press. 1996


Kimmerer, Robin Wall.  Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants 

Milkweed Editions. 2013


Ohlson, Kristin.  The Soil Will Save Us:  How Scientists, Farers, and Foodies are Healing the Soil to Save the Planet.

Rodale Books. 2014.


Sheldrake, Merlin. Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds and Shape Our Futures.  Random House.  2020.




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