Judith D. Schwartz is the author of Cows Save the Planet and Other Improbable Ways of Restoring Soil to Heal the Earth (Chelsea Green Publishing, 2013), which looks at soil as a hub for multiple environmental, economic and social challenges—and for solutions. She has written on soil, climate and Holistic Management for such publications as Scientific American, Conservation, Time, Christian Science Monitor, Guardian UK, Food Tank and YaleE360.
Judith is a frequent speaker about land/climate dynamics and an advisory board member of the organization Biodiversity for a Livable Climate, which focuses on mobilizing the biosphere to restore ecosystems, build food and water security, and reverse climate change. As a journalist she’s had the opportunity to report on and write about the practice of HM and its capacity to transform landscapes and restore land function.
She has degrees from Brown University, the Columbia University School of Journalism, and Northwestern (MA Counseling.) She lives with her family in Southern Vermont.