The story of a child prodigy who was almost beyond belief. As Daryl Gibson points out, if anyone was going to save this world, it was Kevin Cooper — until his untimely passing at 14 years old.

With his parents’ OK, he used funds from a loan, and an insurance settlement related to the rabbits, to buy 350 acres of fallow land near his home for $130 an acre when he was 9 years old. And thus was born his passion for regenerative agriculture.