Information Intensive Agriculture

As Rudolf Steiner argued so many decades ago, the 20th century shift towards input intensive agriculture was, and is, troubling in so many ways. According to Steiner, heavy investments in external inputs, like fertilizers and pesticides, are the symptoms of … Continue reading

A Mixed Blessing

Last Thursday I traveled to several rural areas outside of the city of Cochabamba to attend a day-long training in aquaculture systems. Part of the training involved a trip to the Chapare, that part of Bolivia notorious for illicit coca … Continue reading