Climate Change Connections

Brown, Sally
August 2008
BioCycle;Aug2008, Vol. 49 Issue 8, p21
Trade Publication
The article discusses agriculture, gardening, and fighting climate change. There is a resurgence in home gardening, the author indicates, which is a good way to combat global warming. Topics include popular misunderstandings concerning growing crops and food, the importance of caring for one's soil, and sequestering carbon dioxide through gardening. Also discussed is the local food movement, those who work with organic residuals, and municipalities that are considering the move to a Class A biosolids program.


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