Is it too late to regenerate the earth? Call of the Reed Warbler shows the way forward for the future of our food supply, our Australian landscape and our planet. This ground-breaking book will change the way we think of, farm and grow food. Author and radical farmer Charles Massy explores transformative and regenerative agriculture and the vital connection between our soil and our health. It is a story of how a grassroots revolution – a true underground insurgency – can save the planet, help turn climate change around, and build healthy people and healthy and the vital connection between our soil and our health.
In this DVD his recent book launch, Massy tells the real story behind industrial agriculture and offers a tangible path forward for the future of our food supply, our Australian landscape and our earth. Using his personal experience as a touchstone – from an unknowing, chemical-using farmer with dead soils to a radical ecologist farmer carefully regenerating a 2000-hectare property to a state of natural health – Massy tells the real story behind industrial agriculture and the global profit-obsessed corporations driving it. He shares a few of the evocative stories from the book – how innovative farmers are finding a new way and interweaves his own local landscape, its seasons and biological richness. For farmer, backyard gardener, food buyer, health worker, policy maker and public leader alike, Call of the Reed Warbler offers a tangible path forward for the future of our food supply, our Australian landscape and our earth. It is both a powerful and moving story and at stake is not only a revolution in human health and our communities but the very survival of the planet.
Farming Secrets acknowledges Readings Bookstore, Hawthorn for allowing the filming of the book launch and also thanks Tammi Jonas and Tanya Massy for allowing their off-the-cuff interviews to be included along with the launch interview. Both are passionate advocates for the work that they do regarding food.