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Dirt
A Love Story
Barbara Richardson, ed.; Pam Houston, fwd.

University Press of New England



Contents

• Foreword: Scratching the Surface—Pam Houston
• Preface: The God of Dirt—Barbara Richardson
• LAND CENTERED: “MAGNIFICENTLY HUMBLE”
• My Life in Dirt—Edward Kanze, Naturalist
• The Great Beneath—Linda Hogan, Author
• Dirt Fantasies—Jana Richman, Author
• Praise to the Transformers—Janisse Ray, Author
• Glosses on Dirt—Erica Olsen, Author
• Soil Versus Dirt: A Reverie on Getting Down to Earth—Kayann Short, CSA Farmer
• Digging In—Elias Amidon, Sufi Teacher
• KID STUFF: “MAJOR IN MUD PIES”
• Dirt Princess—Julene Bair, Author
• The First Worm—John T. Price, Author
• The Language of Clay—Roxanne Swentzell, Sculptor
• Dirt: Imago Ignota—John Keeble, Author
• Mud Pies—Chris Larson, Green Architect
• Services at the Church of Dirt—Marilyn Krysl, Poet
• DIRT WORSHIP: “THAT MOTHERLY FEELING”
• Dreaming in Dirt—BK Loren, Author
• Tao of Dirt—Liz Stephens, Author
• The Life of Soil—Bernd Heinrich, Biologist
• Dirt in Love—Barbara Richardson, Author
• Dirt House—Peter Heller, Author
• Sinking Down into Heaven—Jeanne Rogers, Artist and Author
• DIRT FACTS: “INTERESTING SECRETS TO REVEAL”
• The Soil’s Breath—Tyler Volk, Biologist
• Earthmover—Lisa Knopp, Author
• Worm Herder: A Q and A With Dr. Diana H. Wall—Carrie Visintainer, Journalist
• Seeing Soils—Deborah Koons Garcia, Filmmaker
• The Next Big Thing in Soil Science—Carl Rosen, Soil Scientist
• A Badge of Honor—Tom Wessels, Terrestrial Ecologist
• Dirty Business—David R. Montgomery, Geomorphologist
• Feed Your Soil—Bob Cannard and Fred Cline, Sustainable Farmer and Vintner
• NATIVE SOIL: “LOVED AND PROTECTED”?
• Hostile Takeovers: An Ode to Guts and Gardens—Laura Pritchett, Author
• Fight the Power—Eban Goodstein, Environmental Economist
• Born Again: Loving the Least Worst Land in Mississippi—Donald G. Schueler, Author
• Stewards of the Land—Wes Jackson, Agricultural Activist
• We Are Soil—Vandana Shiva, Soil and Seed Activist
• City Dirt—Karen Washington, Urban Farmer
• Soil Versus Oil—Kale Versus Koch—Atina Diffley, Organic Farmer
• Contributors
• Credits

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