Blog and News: March 2014

Not Enough Chairs!

Photo of The Soil Will Save Us books on Powell's book shelf
 - Photo by Kristin Beadle

It's very exciting when they run out of chairs at your first public event following book release. Friends, family and strangers -- lots and lots of strangers! -- packed Powell's last night and listened intently as I talked (longer than I'd planned) about the amazing life beneath our feet and the opportunity for healing landscapes by respecting and working with that life.

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Back in Blogland

Photo of Thuli Khumalo look at sculpture

I started my first blog in July of 2006, and it was fun: it gave me a chance to natter on about the things that interested me and that I might write about someday (or was writing about in some other venue). I named it Book of Marvels, after a favorite book from my childhood --Richard Halliburton’s Book of Marvels, which made me yearn for the world beyond California.

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Listed!

When I started working on The Soil Will Save Us, I happily discovered Food Tank (“the food think tank”) launched by Danielle Nierenberg and Ellen Gustafson, a website and newsletter which highlights the great things people around the world are doing to reclaim agriculture and fix broken food systems.

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