On this hour of Modern Notion Daily, we’re talking to Kristin Ohlson, author of The Soil Will Save Us: How Scientists, Farmers, and Foodies Are Healing the Soil to Save the Planet (Rodale, March 2015). Based on interviews with scientists and farmers around the country, Ohlson believes we soil is the key to solving many of our climate change woes. We also talk to Dan Koeppel about the bike highway in Los Angeles that was never built, and we hear from hosts Kristen and Dara about what’s on Modern Notion today.

Music this hour:


  • Elle va au Japon” by Nic Bommarito, from the album A Quiet Age
  • Step On” by Jahzzar, from the album Tumbling Dishes Like Old-Man’s Wishes
  • Quasi Motion” by Kevin MacLeod, from the album Global Sampler