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Kristin Ohlson
Attended Antioch, Cleveland State, Bennington
Lives in Portland, OR
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Two authors of best-selling books about aging are among the winners of the Books for a Better Life Award, a prize handed out by the Southern New York Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
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This is cool and I'm gonna post it on my Twitter network. :-) Well done!
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Talking at Radio Ecoshack about soil and climate!

http://www.ecoshock.info/2015/02/climate-deadline.html
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Important conference in LA next month! Discounts for members of certain organizations. 
FOR FULL CONFERENCE INFORMATION, CLICK HERE  DON'T FORGET YOUR COUPON CODES!  If you are a member of or on the mailing list of one of the following Summit Promotional Partners, use the code provide...
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Honored to be on this list!
Drawing from years of research and case studies, these three books challenge such trends with empirical evidence of breakthrough regenerative development efforts in our cities, villages and agricultural fields as acts of restoration, resistance and c...
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Innovative collaborations from farm—to lab—to table are developing varieties of produce that are better for organic farmers (and yummier for everyone else).
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The solution to climate change may be right under our feet: Heal the soil and…
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As a plant-lover I've always appreciated healthy soil, but it wasn't until I heard a rancher named Richard King explain how rebuilding the organic matter in soils has the potential to store tons of atmospheric carbon that I got true religion....
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This is a brave and determined GMO fighter. 
Moms Across America founder Zen Honeycutt took on Monsanto chief Hugh Grant at the company's Annual General Meeting - and won, winning 53% of the vote on a call for Monsanto to reform its practices and safeguard the health of millions of children exposed to its toxic products - and Roundup in particular. In her own words, this is what took place ...
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Happy and honored that THE SOIL WILL SAVE US is a finalist for the 2015 Oregon Book Award!
Oregon Book Awards & Fellowships supports, promotes, and celebrates Oregon’s writers and…
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Such a generous and inspiring talk! Just what I needed right now. 
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Love the soil health heroes from the Natural Resources Conservation Service!
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Getting ready to go on air at 2:15 EDT!
In her book The Soil Will Save Us, writer Kristin Ohlson concludes that the low-cost, low-tech solution to climate change may be directly underfoot—in healthy soil.
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Cool, I will listen to it tomorrow at work!
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Portland, OR
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Oroville, CA - Cleveland, OH
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Kristin Ohlson is the author of Stalking the Divine, an award-winning memoir praised for “beautiful writing and gritty honesty” in a starred review by Publishers Weekly and co-author of the New York Times bestselling Kabul Beauty School. Ohlson has published articles and essays in the New York Times, Salon, Gourmet, Utne, Ms, Oprah,  Discover, New Scientist, Tin House, Food & Wine, Poets & Writers and many others, and has published fiction in literary magazines. Salon included one of her personal essays in a 2003 anthology called “Life As We Know It,” she received the Ohio Arts Council's major fellowship for Fiction in 2004, and her article about dining out in Kabul was included in Best American Travel Writing 2008. She has taught writing at Cleveland State University, the Cuyahoga County Jail, and elsewhere.

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  • Antioch, Cleveland State, Bennington
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