Kiss the Ground Stories: Meet Sylvia

Kiss the Ground LIFESTYLE

“I’m Sylvia and long-term sustainable practices are important in all areas of my lifestyle. They govern my plant based eating, my minimalism, creating and using natural products, and my relationship with nature. We practice a sustainable food growing strategy on our 2.2 acres of land in Sarasota, Florida we call The Good Earth Food Forest. This journey began with a …

Our Interview with Rebecca Burgess

Kiss the Ground CLIMATE, LIFESTYLE

Rebecca Burgess is a pioneer in local and regenerative fiber systems. I was thrilled to connect with her and learn more about why she went on this path, why textiles? I knew the fashion industry is one of the most wasteful in the world. I also knew that most of the clothes in my nearby shopping mall were made oversees …

A Re-Imagined California Agriculture

Blair Wojcik LIFESTYLE, SCIENCE

If there is one take away from 2015 being named The International Year of Soil it is this – the Mother is modest; she likes to keep herself covered. This is well demonstrated by how readily exposed (tilled) soils cover themselves with annual “weeds”. Consider that our Mother abhors a vacuum, and is well aware that disrupted soil both takes …