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Featured Resource: Resilient Agriculture: Cultivating Food Systems for a Changing Climate

With more extreme heat, flooding, and drought every day, how do we adapt our agricultural

systems to stay resilient to the changing climate? In her 2022 book, Resilient Agriculture: Cultivating Food Systems for a Changing Climate, a rewriting of her original 2015 publication with updated science and new farmer interviews, Laura Lengnick brings a hopeful lens to our future, focusing on solutions and opportunities for adaptation. Laura is an award-winning soil scientist with 30 years of experience working as a researcher, policymaker, educator, activist, and farmer.

The book takes a farmer-centric approach, sharing the real life stories of over 40 diverse producers across the country on what they are doing, how they are doing it, and why. Lengnick step back to provide information on the history of our food system and supply chain in the US and what needs to be considered as we thinking about adaptive management today and in the future.

Learn more about Laura, her writing, and order her new book at

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