29 Mar '17, 10am

The Long-Grain Long Game: Patagonia Intends to Help Solve Climate Change With Snacks

Four years ago, Yvon Chouinard, founder of sustainable outdoor outfitter Patagonia, handed employee Birgit Cameron a sack of kernza seeds and said, “Go talk to Wes.” Chouinard was referring to Wes Jackson, the octogenarian founder and president emeritus of the Land Institute , an organization based in Salina, Kansas, that works to develop alternatives to destructive agricultural practices. At the Land Institute, Cameron found Jackson “sitting on a whole vault of perennial grain crop seeds,” with “proof after proof,” she says, of how perennial agriculture—that involves planting crops that require few inputs to produce food—can pull carbon from the air, where it traps greenhouse gases and fries the planet, down into the soil, where it does no harm. A wheatgrass with dense, deep roots, kernza is an ideal candidate for trapping carbon in the soil. But until Chouinard sent Came...

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