Soil Matters: The Broad Case for Conservation Tillage

I like food. No. I love food. I spent the first three and a half decades of my life having little understanding of the energy needs fulfilled by food and the resources dedicated to its production. Food was something to be enjoyed and its effects on the environment, not to mention my body, were ancillary concerns. I was ignorant to the impacts of our food systems partially due to systems which are designed for that effect, but more so due to my own failings.