Category Archives: Soil Health and Human Health

Topics addressing relationships between soil health and human health.

The Atlantic: Healthy Soil Microbes, Healthy People

This is a great article brought to my attention by friends on Google+. Mike Amaranthus & Bruce Allyn did a good job of authoring this summary of the relationship between healthy soil microbes and healthy human microbes. Everything is indeed … Continue reading

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Soil Organic Matter (SOM) – The Principle Focus Of Soil Health

Staying a little divergent from the norm – I want to interject some of my own observations & thoughts in soil health/quality, although not really my own as my knowledge base has been built up for many years by so many folks … Continue reading

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Soil Health and Human Health, Nutrient value of our Food

In a short phone call to Gabe Brown regarding the “Champions of Soil Health” effort, he mentioned that one of his personal major concerns was the lack of understanding about how soil health affects human health. I’ve been wanting to … Continue reading

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