Tag Archives: soil health

Upcoming Meet and Greet, Guelph ON

This event is being hosted at the Guelph Organic Conference, upstairs from the trade show at the University Centre, University of Guelph, this weekend. Advertisements

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Thoughtful Thursday: A New Chapter of Agricultural Practice

Let us stand in front of this new knowledge (our collective enlightenment that we are all experiencing due to the extraordinary unfolding revelations about the soil microbiome) with a sense of reverence and inquiry, as this will assist our strivings … Continue reading

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Healthy Soil as Baseline Indicator for Farm Performance

I appreciate how simply and directly this google post by the Carolina Bee Company says it: The most modern and successful farming practices of today are represented by significant advancement of and focus on technique and management — technique and … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Soil and Soul

Thanks to Kiss the Ground.

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Do Crops Grown Indoors Nourish Us?

I found this news release alarming. Can someone please test the nutrient density of this produce? Can we really produce healthy food without soil and sunshine? I don’t want to eat this stuff! future-of-farming-montreal-area-operation-grows-crops-indoors-year-round As my colleague states ever so … Continue reading

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2015: The International Year of Soils

There is a reason for everything, including the delay in publishing my Nuffield report! The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations has declared 2015 the International Year of Soils. Healthy soils is the pinnacle of Agriculture 3.0; … Continue reading

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Exploring the Link between Agriculture, War and the Feminine

As I continue to reflect on “Reclaiming the Miracle of Food and Farming”, I’ve been reading Jim Ewing’s new book (2011) Conscious Food: Sustainable Growth, Spiritual Eating. His writing opened up a whole new perspective for me on the historical … Continue reading

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