Local to New Mexico lunch sponsored by:
Watch the presentations by Dr. Christine Jones on our youtube channel!
Location NM State Land Office auditorium, 310 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe.
Parking at the PERA Building, 33 Plaza La Prensa, Santa Fe.
Coming from the South: 15 minute walk from Railrunner station (Santa Fe Depot) or catch the free shuttle Santa Fee Pickup.
Coming from the North: 5 minute walk from North Central Regional Transit (fare-free), bus stop Old Santa Fe Trail & Paseo de Peralta.
Article: SOS Save Our Soils, Acres Magazine
Article: Liquid Carbon Pathway Unrecognized
Christine Jones featured on The Planet to Plate Podcast:
01:45 The amazing and mostly unknown ecosystem of healthy soil
02:50 health, productivity and quality of our food depends on how much life and diversity is in the soil.
04:30 “Soil is a village”: a community of microbes with different functions.
05:55 “Overweight but undernourished”, conventionally grown food lacking in trace minerals and micro-nutrients
07:50 Nitrate is a carcinogen that’s polluting ground water
09:11 Domino effect of problems when soil health is not prioritized
10:52 Transitioning from chemical ag -restoring soil -diversity is key
13:00 Cover crops
17:00 Mother Nature is not tidy
19:20 Social barriers to change
23:52 Carbon markets versus improved farm economics through soil health
27:45 Inorganic vs. organic Nitrogen –big difference!
28:50 Transitioning takes time –weaning the farm off of chemicals over the course of three years
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