August 18th, 2012 | by Jessi Stafford
Building Soils Naturally by Phil Nauta is an extensive (and scientific!) look at the importance of soil sustainability in organic gardening. While it may not be the most budget-friendly answer to dirt 101, but Building Soils offers an expanse of how-to knowledge to very literally lay the groundwork for any greens to grow, without asking one to buy out a Lowe's.
April 15th, 2011 | by Important Media Cross-Post
For farmers, gardeners and those who are raising animals, information from a recent study about biochar may be of benefit when it comes to managing carbon footprints and greenhouse gases
March 31st, 2011 | by Rachel Shulman
Soil tests are important when you're starting a new garden, but interpreting the results is not always easy!
January 25th, 2011 | by Rachel Shulman
Scientists are becoming increasingly aware that mismanagement of soils can lead to food shortages, erosion, increased greenhouse gas emissions, and reductions in water quality. But a new tool is being created to help solve these problems
September 7th, 2010 | by Jeannie Moulton
Recent (unbiased) research has shown that organic strawberries are more flavorful, healthful and better for the soil
August 30th, 2010 | by Jeannie Moulton
Biosolids are a euphemism for toxic sewage sludge. They have been shown to contain heavy metals and endocrine disruptors, but make their way onto crops year after year
April 21st, 2010 | by Zachary Shahan
There is still a great debate on whether or not Monsanto’s genetically modified crops and heavily used pesticides are safe.
April 20th, 2010 | by Rachel Shulman
[social_buttons] In addition to supplementing the soil with sea minerals, Claverach Farm and Vineyard also adds biochar. Biochar is basically
April 19th, 2010 | by Rachel Shulman
[social_buttons]My employer, Sam Hilmer, is obsessed with soil. How obsessed? Let’s just say it’s best not to mention “silica” in
June 5th, 2009 | by Megan Prusynski
Bare, exposed soil rarely exists in nature, so why should it be in your garden? Mulching with an organic mulch
May 15th, 2009 | by Megan Prusynski
Soil is one of a gardener’s most important resources, and preserving its health and vitality one of our most crucial