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Soil Love Story

“We don’t grow plants, we grow soil. Soil grows plants”. This is the most pertinent and profound statement I’ve heard in a long time. Most of us don’t think about soil or even growing food. Yet, if we ever pause … Continue reading

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Beware of the propagandists

A perplexing headline has been making the rounds on the web for a couple of days : “Media May be Hyping Benefits of Organic Food, Agriculture–News accounts of organic agriculture and organic food are more likely to be positive than … Continue reading

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Growing food in a shoebox

I once heard Michael Pollan evoke our relationship with food in a way that profoundly resonated with me. “For a long time, the environmentalist movement had a blind spot for agriculture. It has turned around as it’s realizing that food … Continue reading

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