Food & Agriculture
BSFG interests also include permaculture, organic farming and the roles grasslands can play in carbon sequestration....
"It's up to the farmers". BSFG member and former local grazier Cath Marriott takes a particular interest in the roles grasslands can play in carbon sequestration. Cath has highly recommended reading 'It's up to the farmers', by George King, managing director of The Whitney Pastoral Company Pty Ltd's "Coombing Park" (pictured). Cath also recommends- 'Understanding our Native Grasslands'. Cath tweets regularly about sustainability in agriculture - follow @catmarriott at http://www.twitter.com/catmarriott. Dr Charles Massey's recent book 'Call of the Reed Warbler' is highly valued by Cath and other BSFG members interested in regenerative agriculture. Charles presentation ‘Can regenerative agriculture help save the world?’ at the 2018 Swanpool Environmental Film Festival, considered the impact of regenerative agricuture on pastures and the negative effects of non-organic fertilizers and chemicals on soil and human health.