Fred Kirschenmann – Transforming Agriculture
Because agriculture is the single most environmentally destructive human activity, transforming our food and farming systems is central to restoring both the environment and human health. Kirschenmann has been at the forefront of identifying the challenges to agriculture and the course needed to build a more adaptive and resilient food system. His bird’s-eye view has informed a new ecological farming model that is steadily gaining traction, one local watershed at a time.
This speech was given at the 2003 Bioneers National Conference and is part of the Ecological Food and Farming Collection, Vol. 1.