News & Updates

May 10, 2019

Executive Director Monthly Update – May 2019

Climate change news is everywhere, both about the devastation and the response to it. A UN Report released this week states that one million plant and animal species are now at risk of extinction. We know that eroded soil adds to the problem, and it is the reason we teach that healthy, living soils provide […]

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April 3, 2019

Getting to Know You: Tylee Sewell

  A Conversation with Milena Fiore A trip into nature from her native New York City started Tylee Sewell on a path that has taken her from graphic arts training and higher education, to horticulture and landscape design, and small farm agriculture. And to South Carolina, Virginia and finally Sacramento, California. A new member of […]

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April 2, 2019

Executive Director Monthly Update – April 2019

The United nations Environment Programme (UNEP) released the sixth Global Environment Outlook (GEO-6) assessment last week, prepared by 250 scientists and experts from 70 countries. With the theme “Healthy Planet, Healthy People,” GEO-6 is an independent assessment of the state of the environment, the effectiveness of the policy response in addressing environmental challenges and the […]

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