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 connected.

It also bolsters the the notion that “soil health” specifically embodies the truly living component of soil. Without which, we just have an inert growing medium that is very difficult to keep chemically and physically balanced, otherwise known as dirt.

The Atlantic: Healthy Soil Microbes, Healthy People

Photo from The Atlantic

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