Food, Farming, and Faith – Norman Wirzba

[MUSIC] There are so many exciting and invigorating things happening at Duke University, but if you ask me, one of the most important is the Duke Farm. I’m not going to tell you a lot about what’s happening at the Duke Farm, which you can see pictured behind me, because what I would really love […]

Apricot Lane Farms’ Journey From Arid Wasteland to Biodiverse Paradise l SuperSoul Sunday l OWN

“Here we are. Apricot Lane Farms!” My wife Molly and I set out to create a farm with a biological system capable of regenerating itself… Unlike how it was treated in the past The chemical sprays had killed most all of its biodiversity. No birds, bees, or butterflies… The soil was rock hard and dead […]

Was Lehi Familiar with Zenos’s Allegory of the Olive Tree? (Knowhy #466)

Some of Lehi’s teachings and prophecies suggest he was quite familiar with Zenos’s allegory of the olive tree, which he would have found on the plates of brass. For example, in 1st Nephi chapter 10, Lehi directly compared the house of Israel to an olive tree. He prophesied that its branches would be broken off, […]

Finding Faith in the Forest: Stories Happen in Forests

I’m Karenna Gore here with Poppy Jones. And we’re with the Center for Earth Ethics at Union Theological Seminary. We have come into the forest as a classroom. We’re in Van Cortlandt Park, which is in the Bronx, right here in New York City. (Poppy) For them to actually get out in nature, have ceremony […]

Lehi Sees a Vision of the Tree of Life | 1 Nephi 8 | Book of Mormon

Sam…Sam. My sons, wake up. Come to my tent. Is it even dawn yet? I have dreamed a dream; or, in other words, I have seen a vision. And because of the thing I have seen, I have reason to rejoice in the Lord because of Nephi and also of Sam; I have reason to […]

Faith For Forests with Dr. Jane Goodall

Rainforests: Ecological marvels millions of years in the making. Rainforests provide water food and livelihoods for billions of people around the world. They contain a staggering diversity of life. They create the oxygen we breathe and regulate our climate they are our life support system, but rainforests are at grave risk every second of every […]

The Pointed Truth of the Candy Cane

When I was a young child, maybe 6 or 7 years old, my older sister invited me into the attic at our family home. It ran the entire length of the house. So we go into the attic and my sister has me look all the way down the corridor. And right at the end, […]

Eileen (Hulm) Wald Oral History

– My name is Eileen Wald. I’m from Hague, North Dakota. We are out on our farm here. Just about a mile out of Hague. – [Interviewer] Now did you grow up on a farm? – Yes I did, a farm probably eight miles from here, between Hague and Strasburg, and we did dairy, and […]