The Roots of Your Health: the Science of Soil

September 16, 2015 at 10:00 am Leave a comment

Earlier this year, US soil microbiologist Elaine Ingham, of Soil Foodweb Inc. fame, caused several gasps at the Oxford Real Farming Conference with her controversial lecture, ‘The Roots of your Profits’. I recommend anyone interested in joined-up thinking about health to listen to this and view her slide presentation.

Put bluntly, Ingham’s message is that if you are interested in health, you have to be interested in soil. This lecture, and her work in general, brilliantly explains why.

Time to take a deep breath, prepare to have conventional thinking about soil turned on its head and find out why soil biology should matter to you.

Read more in The Roots of Your Health: the Science of Soil by Lynda Brown, published at Resilience.org

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Entry filed under: Biodiversity, Food, Health/Wellness.

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