Guest contributor Judith Schwartz reports back from the first Savory Institute International Conference.
Judith D. Schwartz is a freelance writer whose works range from psychology to finances to the environment. Her most recent book, Cows Save the Planet: And Other Improbable Ways of Restoring Soil to Heal the Earth, delves into the confluence of economic, social, and environmental crises and soil. By examining at the unconventional, Schwartz reveals by rethinking and restoring soil, we can confront the major challenges of our time. Schwartz's work has appeared in The Christian Science Monitor, The New York Times, and Time. She is a graduate of Brown University, and received her masters in journalism from Columbia University. Schwartz also has a masters in Counseling Psychology from Northwestern University. She lives with her family in southern Vermont. You can find her at www.judithdschwartz.com and on Twitter @judithdschwartz