There is Hope Despite Passing the Carbon Tipping Point in September

After a week of struggling with my feelings about humanity, and what we do to each other, to life, to the land and to the Earth, and then learning that we passed the carbon tipping point in September (http://motherboard.vice.com/read/goodbye-world-weve-passed-the-carbon-tipping-point-for-good), I felt a sense of relief when I watched a little video (click on picture) forContinue reading “There is Hope Despite Passing the Carbon Tipping Point in September”

The Power of Awe for Transforming Agriculture

How might we integrate the experience of awe and wonder into agriculture so that humanity reawakens to the earth as a living being and takes greater care? What if visiting a farm lead to more frequent “jaw-dropping moments of awe” through experiencing a reclaiming of the miracle of food and farming? The following is takenContinue reading “The Power of Awe for Transforming Agriculture”

Wordless Wednesday: Milking Lacaune Sheep in France

I am in love! A few hundred sheep went through this milking parlour in less than a couple of hours. All milk from just this one breed and from a particular region (terroir) goes into making Roquefort cheese (a traditional artisanal food).

Publication of my Nuffield Study Report

Executive Summary Agriculture 3.0: a New Paradigm for Agriculture Study Topic: As a 2013 Nuffield Scholar, Kaytlyn is seeking to redefine what it really means to be sustainable in food and farming, by asking: ‘If Agriculture 1.0 is subsistence farming that uses traditional farming practices, and Agriculture 2.0 is industrial agriculture, which is creating seriousContinue reading “Publication of my Nuffield Study Report”