Feeding ourselves accounts for 20% of total global greenhouse gas emissions, making agriculture one of the largest single industry contributors to climate change. The minor decisions we make in our eating habits each day compound into a force that is disrupting the entire global ecosystem.
A landscape architect, a chef, an urban planner, a farmer, and a soil scientist all walk into a room and sit down at a table. They are each given a piece of paper, and asked to draw or write out what their vision for a future planet looks like.
Together with our partners both old and new, we seek to change the way communities think about regenerative agriculture, renewable energy, water stewardship, sustainable real estate, and agritourism. We hope you have a happy holiday season and we look forward to collaborating next year.
We’ve put together a list of some of our favorite and most recommended books. Several books on the below list are newly published in the last year, while others are slightly older, yet all have had lasting impact on Bio-Logical Capital’s Stewardship Development philosophy.
We are proud to share that Bio-Logical Capital just launched a new website, and we invite you to take a look and tell us what you think. We created this website as we felt that it was time to provide you – our partners, neighbors, clients, and friends – with new vibrant photos and inspiring stories about the work that has kept us so busy over the past several years.
As 2016 comes to an end, our team is reflecting on what a busy year it has been for the development of our projects. Bio-Logical Capital is a land management and investment company. We work with investors and landowners to design, build, and manage diverse land-based projects in urban and rural environments. We work with and within the natural environment to create vibrant and healthy communities. We hope you have a happy holiday season and we look forward to collaborating next year.
Steve’s work spanned more than 35 years and focused on understanding the connection between human and natural systems. He served on committees of the National Academy of Sciences and has won distinguished achievement awards from the Society of Conservation Biology, the National Wildlife Federation and the North American Association for Environmental Education.
Please take the time to read and share our story, Taking the Long View, written by Sara Tekula and photographed by Sue Hudelson. We are honored to be highlighted in this award-winning publication and hope to continue to grow and share food and stories with our community on Maui.
Venture capitalist and Bio-Logical Capital’s chairman of the board, Roland Van der Meer, talks about why he is passionate about Bio-Logical Capital’s business model–an economic model that will last for generations.
Nature is important to children’s development in every major way—intellectually, emotionally, socially, spiritually, and physically. In his newest book, Building for Life: Designing and Understanding the Human-Nature Connection (Island Press, 2005), Dr. Stephen R. Kellert of Yale University, and board member at Bio-Logical Capital, devotes a chapter to the subject of “Nature and Childhood Development.”