Jeff Goebel, co-founder of the NM Healthy Soil Working Group and certified Holistic Management educator, explains why there has been a tremendous erosion of farm profitability since the 1950s, paralleled by a dramatic decline in soil health.
While we must work collectively towards a more equitable and beneficial food system, there are concrete steps you can do today to place soil health at the center of your business and gain greater financial stability. In this 15-minute overview of the approach, Jeff shows ways to creatively reduce your input costs and focus on profitability as you practice the five principles of healthy soil.
Learn more about New Mexico farm economics.
Find out more about the Farmer’s Share at the National Farmers Union website.