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Is Compost the Secret to Making Ag Climate Friendly?

27 days ago   |   By Civil Eats

This story is part of Covering Climate Now , a global collaboration of more than 250 news outlets to strengthen coverage of the climate story. It's no secret that organic farmers believe in compost, but just what role compost plays in soil's ability to store carbon-and keep it out of the atmosphere, where it contributes to climate change-has been less clear. A recent study out of the University of California, Davis suggests that compost plays a larger role than once thought in building soil carbon. It also found that carbon levels fluctuate more in deeper soil than most evaluation...
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Investment in Regenerative Agriculture Connects the Dots Between Soil and Plate

Investment in Regenerative Agriculture Connects the Dots Between Soil and Plate

27 days ago   |   By Civil Eats

This story is part of Covering Climate Now , a global collaboration of more than 250 news outlets to strengthen coverage of the climate story. Anthony Myint vividly recalls the moment he encountered the idea that would shift his life's path. In 2014, the San Francisco chef and his wife and business partner, Karen Leibowitz, visited California carbon ranching pioneer John Wick at Nicasio Native Grass Ranch in Marin County. “He had a bunch of whiteboards out and he was just wrapping up a talk with some U.N. people,” Myint recalls. Wick had been working on the Marin Carbon Project , the now...
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Chicken Picatta

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