What more substantial service to conservation than to practice it on one’s own land?
Soil is a living ecosystem, and is a farmer’s most precious asset. A farmer’s productive capacity is directly related to the health of his or her soil.
It is impossible to have a healthy and sound society without a proper respect for the soil.
This land pulses with life. It breathes in me; it breathes around me; it breathes in spite of me. When I walk on this land, I am… Read more “Brenda Sutton Rose”
The soil is the great connector of lives, the source and destination of all. It is the healer and restorer and resurrector, by which disease passes into… Read more “Wendell Berry”
Good farmers, who take seriously their duties as stewards of Creation and of their land’s inheritors, contribute to the welfare of society in more ways than society… Read more “Wendell Berry”
To those devoid of imagination a blank place on the map is a useless waste; to others, the most valuable part.
To waste, to destroy our natural resources, to skin and exhaust the land instead of using it so as to increase its usefulness, will result in undermining… Read more “Theodore Roosevelt”
Here is your country. Cherish these natural wonders, cherish the natural resources, cherish the history and romance as a sacred heritage, for your children and your children’s… Read more “Theodore Roosevelt”
Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s needs, but not every man’s greed.