Sustainable Agriculture--Going to the Root of the Problem: A Conversation with Wes Jackson

  • Riane Eisler Center for Partnership Studies
Keywords: agriculture, sustainability, agro-ecology, exploitation of nature, grains, annuals, perennials, domination, partnership, ecosphere studies, The Land Institute

Abstract

IJPS Editor-in-Chief Riane Eisler interviews Wes Jackson, founder of the pioneering sustainable agriculture research and development organization, The Land Institute, with headquarters in Salina, Kansas. He is the author of New Roots for Agriculture, Altars of Unhewn Stone, Becoming Native to This Place, Consulting the Genius of the Place, and Nature as Measure. Jackson has received many honors for his groundbreaking work, including the Right Livelihood Award, election as a Pew Conservation Scholar and a MacArthur Fellow, and inclusion by Life magazine as one of the 100 important Americans of the 20th century and by the Smithsonian as one of “35 Who Made a Difference.”

Published
2019-04-03
How to Cite
Eisler, R. (2019). Sustainable Agriculture--Going to the Root of the Problem: A Conversation with Wes Jackson. Interdisciplinary Journal of Partnership Studies, 6(1), Article 2. https://doi.org/10.24926/ijps.v6i1.1983
Section
Conversations