Drawing on 15 years of humanitarian work with communities on the verge of collapse, John Leary conveys how restoring agricultural lands with a diverse combination of trees and crops is the answer to reversing desertification, water scarcity, hunger, poverty, climate change and forced migration.
This book provides a compelling look at the state of the world's agriculture and its evolving impact on people and the environment. One Shot takes listeners on an evolving journey from the peanut fields of Africa to the corn fields of America; connecting seven of the world's most pressing challenges to farming practices, and offering the revival of forest gardens as a core agricultural solution.
In the coming decades, we have one shot to work together to rebuild our dying food systems and ecosystems. Discover how trees are our last chance for survival.