Food Matters: Soil Health

Why we should stop treating dirt like, well, dirt.
On the Front Lines

A Texas farmer is bucking tradition by putting soil health above all else. The result? Water-retaining, nutrient-rich pay dirt.

On Location

Cover crops, an age-old farming strategy, can help boost soil health, protect water sources, and create fields that are more resilient to climate change.

Western Dispatch

Carbon farming, an agricultural movement taking root in Northern California, aims to improve the soil and help stabilize the climate.

onEarth Story

By focusing on soil health, this North Dakota rancher didn’t just save the family homestead—he made it flourish.

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