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Growing a revolution

David R. Montgomery

Growing a revolution

bringing our soil back to life

by David R. Montgomery

  • 364 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Soil biology,
  • Soil ecology,
  • Soil restoration

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-308) and index.

    StatementDavid R. Montgomery
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH541.5.S6 M66 2017
    The Physical Object
    Pagination316 pages
    Number of Pages316
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27239124M
    ISBN 100393608328
    ISBN 109780393608328
    LC Control Number2016055810
    OCLC/WorldCa959808633

    In Growing a Revolution, geologist David R. Montgomery travels the world, meeting farmers at the forefront of an agricultural movement to restore soil health. From Kansas to Ghana, he sees why adopting the three tenets of conservation agriculture—ditching the plow, planting cover crops, and growing a diversity of crops—is the solution. China's Son book. Read 38 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A candid memoir about growing up during the Chinese Cultural Revolution /5.

    Use the advice in this book to make sure your cause and ideas grab people’s attention and never let go. Reading books as a team can be a great way to grow together and get buy-in for trying to new tactics. For additional ideas, check out our post on nonprofit book club ideas. Read Next: Nonprofit Book Author: Allison Gauss.   Reviews and Praise. Midwest Book Review-The Seed Underground: A Growing Revolution to Save Food offers stories of ordinary gardeners who try to save open-pollinated varieties of old-time seeds, and blends their stories with that of Janisse Ray, who watched her grandmother save squash seed and who herself cultivated a garden rich in heirloom varieties and local : Janisse Ray.

    Growing A Revolution Bringing Our Soil Back to Life (Book): Montgomery, David R.: A MacArthur Fellow's impassioned call to make agriculture sustainable by ditching the plow, covering the soil, and diversifying crop rotations. The problem of agriculture is as old as civilization. Throughout history, great societies that abused their land withered into poverty or disappeared entirely. The book addresses the relationship between microbial life, plants, and people. His most recent work, Growing A Revolution: Bringing Our Soil Back to Life, was released with W.W. Norton and Company in May ReferencesNotable awards: MacArthur Fellowship, .


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Growing a Revolution is one of the most important books ever written—an engaging and revealing service to human society and our planet. — Amir Kassam, professor of agriculture, policy and development, University of Reading, UK Growing a Revolution presents a clear-eyed examination of a solution to the challenges we face in feeding the world.

In Growing a Revolution, David R. Montgomery leads us on a journey through history and around the world to see how innovative farmers ditch the plough, mulch cover crops and adopt complex rotations to restore the soil, finding the foundation for the next agricultural revolution: a /5().

Growing a Revolution, unlike the four books I reviewed then, is not really a how-to book. While it might well be useful to farmers, its primary purpose is to show the many benefits of changed agricultural practices, and it includes talk about policy changes that would be helpful.

Growing a Revolution draws on visits to farms in the industrialized world and developing world to show that a new combination of farming practices can deliver innovative, cost-effective solutions to problems farmers face today. Montgomery explores why practices based on the principles of conservation agriculture help restore soil health and /5(70).

Montgomery’s latest book, Growing a Revolution: Bringing Our Soil Back to Life, was a finalist for the PEN/E.O. Wilson award for Literary Science Writing.

His books have been translated into. Montgomery's latest book, Growing a Revolution: Bringing Our Soil Back to Life, was a finalist for the PEN/E.O. Wilson award for Literary Science Writing. His books have been translated into nine languages/5(70). Montgomery’s latest book, Growing a Revolution: Bringing Our Soil Back to Life, was a finalist for the PEN/E.O.

Wilson award for Literary Science Writing. His /5(2). The Worm Farming Revolution Book teaches you everything you need to know about raising worms in order to grow amazing plants, recycle kitchen scraps, or grow your own fishing worms.

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I read it. I’m fascinated. Montgomery is a geologist who has studied soil around the world. Growing a Revolution: Bringing Our Soil Back to Life (Hardcover) Published May 9th by W. W. Norton Company Hardcover, pages. Growing a Revolution draws on visits to farms in the industrialized world and developing world to show that a new combination of farming practices can deliver innovative, cost-effective solutions to problems farmers face g through standard debates about conventional and organic farming, Montgomery explores why practices based on the principles of conservation agriculture help .Growing a Revolution draws on visits to farms in the industrialized world and developing world to show that a new combination of farming practices can deliver innovative, cost-effective solutions to problems farmers face today.

Montgomery explores why practices based on the principles of conservation agriculture help restore soil health and.