“A nation that destroys its soil destroys itself.”
Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882 – 1945).
32nd President of the United States of America.
“Essentially, all life depends upon the soil…there can be no life without soil and no soil without life: they have evolved together.”
Dr. Charles Kellogg (1902 – 1980).
“The soil is the great connector of lives, the source and destination of all.”
Wendell Berry, (1934 -).
Novelist, poet, environmental activist and farmer.
“Ultimately, the only wealth that can sustain any community, economy or nation is derived from the photosynthetic process – green plants growing on regenerating soil.”
Allan Savory, (1935 -).
Zimbabwean biologist, ecologist and livestock farmer. Founder of Holistic Management.
“We can improve soil health much faster than we used to think. It’s just a matter of following the principles of nature.”
Pioneer of the soil-health movement in the USA.
“Our collective future depends on ecologically sound agricultural practices. Enhancing above and below ground diversity is the key to the restoration of resilient, profitable, environmentally friendly farming.”
Founder YLAD Living Soils, Young NSW. Certified Humus Compost Consultant.
“It’s not the soil itself, it’s the soil life, that is the most important element.”
Geoff Lawton. Permaculture Consultant Australia.
“EDUCATION IS THE MOST POWERFUL WEAPON WHICH YOU CAN USE TO CHANGE THE WORLD.”