Agriculture Quotes

Permaculture is the conscious design and maintenance of agriculturally productive ecosystems which have the diversity, stability, and resilience of natural ecosystems. It is the harmonious integration of landscape and people providing their food, energy, shelter and other material and non-material needs in a sustainable way. Without permanent agriculture there is no possibility of a stable social order.

“Permaculture is the conscious design and maintenance of agriculturally productive ecosystems which have the diversity, stability, and resilience of natural ecosystems. It is the harmonious … Read More

We got a malaria initiative, really a phenomenal time, even though in the early stages there was some uncertainty. Then of course [Barack] Obama, although he had budget constraints, he believed in these things; a lot of new initiatives, including in agriculture.

“We got a malaria initiative, really a phenomenal time, even though in the early stages there was some uncertainty. Then of course [Barack] Obama, although … Read More

Take agriculture, where we haven’t done much, or sanitation; saying, “okay, we will be able to make a really huge effort there.” It really energized the foundation and half of what we’ve gotten done in this last decade is because Warren [Buffett] trusted us.

“Take agriculture, where we haven’t done much, or sanitation; saying, “okay, we will be able to make a really huge effort there.” It really energized … Read More

If you ask what you are going to do about global warming, the only rational answer is to change the way in which we do transportation, energy production, agriculture and a good deal of manufacturing. The problem originates in human activity in the form of the production of goods.

“If you ask what you are going to do about global warming, the only rational answer is to change the way in which we do … Read More