Carbon Farming is gaining increasing attention and seems to be the one proven method for removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. It is also know as “Regenerative Agriculture” or “Climate Smart Farming”. The links below include recent items and some classic earlier work including the MARIN CARBON PROJECT: a recording from the Bioneers Conference

Related pages Drawdown and Food Waste and Compost and Eat Less Meat

Ellen Farmer presentation Feb 25, 2020 http://Final.PPT.RegenAg.pptx

Articles by Ellen Farmer

Recent news – newest at the top

Good 5 min video from Kiss the Ground. Uses the term “Biodynamic Agriculture” Posted 5/2/20

From the Jan 2020 Ecofarm Conference at Asilomar – includes several complete presentations

Ted Talk about the importance of Healthy Soil Nov 2019

Governor signs AB 2377 bill to support transition to “Climate Smart Ag”   9/28/18

9/16/18 Soil Carbon Education

NOAA webinar – Life Lab “Kiss the Soil” Curriculum,  great for middle school – download curriculum. Contact us if you’d like help presenting this material and see our teacher site

New 3 min video “Why Farming is Broken”    6/3/18

The California Climate and Agriculture Network (CalCAN) is a statewide coalition that advances state and federal policy to realize the powerful climate solutions offered by sustainable and organic agriculture.  5/30/18

Great documentary by Lois Robin of Santa Cruz    “The Dirt on Climate Change”  5/19/18

Carbon Farming Links       From Kiss the Ground:  4mins  – Great Intro

Link to slide show from 2/22 meeting – connects drawdown, Marin Carbon Project and other Carbon Farming    CarbFarm
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Other Carbon Farming Resources

People at the center of Carbon farming   8 min video set in So.  California

www.climatechangehitshome.com       Joe Morris Cattle Rancher 30:00 – 31:47       Holistic grazing – roots, carbon and water

Great short video from TomKat ranch, Pescadero – includes “Slake Test”   https://tomkatranch.org/regenerative-talks-photosynthesis-and-organic-matter/

Interesting demo showing how “good soil” retains water much better than “overworked soil”   Slake test similar to Tomkat 0-2:30   Infiltration test at 3 -6 mins

Long but useful article on what to eat and why Regenetarians Unite!

To Till or Not to Till – 36 min video about veg farming

Bioneers 2017

Excellent details from the Marin carbon Project and on local programs in Pajaro Valley. Link to slide show from 2/22 meeting – connects drawdown, Marin Carbon Project and other Carbon Farming    CarbFarm

Carbon Farming  Interesting webinar Dec 6, 2017 – Note – fast forward first 22 minutes – late start
Part 1  Dr Creque on system restoration – Marin carbon Project – excellent science
Part 2  Sacha Lorenzo , PV RCD on fallow planting innovations in Pajaro valley
Part 3  State wide financial support
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