Maddy Harland reviews a book that offers a way of living creatively in a time of great challenges, a time when humanity is threatened by ecological, social, and economic breakdown. Active Hope teaches us how to contribute to the global movement for a better, more equitable, and ecologically balanced world. This is a juicy, creative, and powerful book
Vegetables, fruits and grains are a major source of vital nutrients, but centuries of intensive agriculture have depleted our soils to historic lows. As a result, the broccoli you consume today may have less than half the vitamins and minerals that the equivalent serving would have contained a hundred years ago. The Intelligent Gardener demystifies the process of re-mineralising the soil.