Compost is organic matter that has been broken down or decomposed.  Food scraps, coffee grinds, paper, wood, leaves, and grass clippings are all examples of organic matter that can be composted.  Compost is a key ingredient in organic farming and maintaining thriving soil fertility. There is nothing wrong with traditional composting, but when you’re goal…

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Mycorrhizae

Mycorrhizae are a soil fungi which symbiotically colonize plant roots, increasing their root system several hundred to several thousand times.  By extending their fungal root systems deeper into the soil, they dramatically enhance a plant’s ability to absorb water and other nutrients. In exchange for sugar from plant leaves, mycorrhizae transport nutrients and water to…

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When asked about soil, most people will tell you that it’s the dirt we use to grow food.  Soil is not dirt – it is a vibrant, living community of organic matter and contains more living microorganisms than we even know about.  It has been said that 1 million creatures exist in a tablespoon of…

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Food crops o ocean mineral fertilizer superior

Twentieth-century Scientist and medical doctor Maynard Murray was perplexed that although Americans were living longer than ever before, chronic illness, degenerative diseases and physiological suffering were steadily increasing.  On his quest for the key to improve human health, Dr. Murray began by studying animal species that do not get cancer. Dr. Murray discovered that sea…

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The future of agriculture is to produce the highest quality, most health-giving foods possible, and in a way that benefits both the earth and its people.  Additionally, through the ignorant practise of modern farming, we have turned much of our once-fertile lands into desert, and now need ways to restore the soil and surrounding ecosystems. …

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Never before has our food supply been more contaminated with pesticides, genetically modified organisms, and other chemicals that make their way onto and into our food during the growing process. Even if we buy organic, there is no guarantee that what we are getting is actually organic.  The only way to know for sure is…

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