How to choose climate-friendly food

This guide will help you sort through the greenwash, so you can eat well, be part of building soil and participate in the #soilution for the climate crisis with conscious buying decisions.

Case study – A ‘carbon footprint model’ for crops.

Southern Cross Agricultural Exports (SCAE) is a business that grew from a network of cropping farmers sharing best practices. Over time, they noticed their input costs were rising but outputs weren’t. This led SCAE to explore sustainable approaches to nurture soil microbiology and improve the efficiency of nutrient transfer between plants and soil.


  • Dirt to Soil, Gabe Brown
  • Call of the Read Warbler, Charles Massey
  • For the Love of Soil, Nicole Masters
  • Growing a Revolution, David R Montgomery
  • Holistic Management, Alan savoury
  • Regenerative Agriculture, Richard Perkins
  • Mycorrhizal Planet, Michael Phillips
  • Making Small Farms Work, Richard Perkins
  • The Farm as Ecosystem, Jerry Brunetti
  • The Soil Will Save us, Kristin Olsen
  • A Soil Owners Manual: How to Restore and Maintain Soil Health, John Stika
  • Mycorrhizal Planet: how symbiotic fungi work with roots to build plant health and build soil fertility, Michael Phillips
  • The Soil and Health Book, Albert Howard
  • An Agricultural Testament, Albert Howard
  • Malabar Farm, Louis Bromfield
  • The Farm, Louis Bromfield
  • The Farming Ladder, George Henderson
  • Managing Soil Health for Sustainable Agriculture, Francis Rakowski
  • Teaming With Microbes, Jeff Lowenfelt
  • Dirt: The Erosion of Civilisations, David R Montgomery
  • The Regenerative Growers Guide to Garden Amendments, Nigel Palmer
  • The One Straw Revolution, Masanobu Fukuoka
  • Organic Farming, Youngsang Cho
  • Mycelium Running, Paul Stamets
  • Fantastic Fungi, Paul Stamets
  • A Tangled Life, Merlin Sheldrake
  • Paramagnetism:  Rediscovering Natures Secret Force of Growth, Philip Callahan
  • Dark Emu, Bruce Pascoe