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Peter Byck - Roots So Deep (you can see the devil down there)

Award-winning Director-Producer Peter Byck discusses his 4-part documentary series, Roots So Deep (you can see the devil down there)" – available to rent at https://rootssodeep.org/. Click here to watch the trailer: https://youtu.be/3PpPmkSAiEw?si=97WSspyjHiyvs30O

 

Roots So Deep (you can see the devil down there) is a 4-part documentary series about inventive farmers and maverick scientists building a path to solving climate change with hooves, heart, and soil. Can an underutilized way to graze cattle that mimics the way bison once roamed the land help get farmers out of debt, restore our depleted soils, rebuild wildlife habitat, and draw down huge amounts of carbon? Cattle have been seen as eco-villains for a long time. What if they can help us revive rural economies and ecologies? One question looms over the whole series: even if science shows that the adaptive way to graze is better for the land and the farmers' pocketbooks, will the old-school farmers change, or will they adopt a different method?

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