Soil Building Aggregation

“You must be the change you want to see in the world.” ~ Mohandas K. Gandhi

There are two main purposes for this aggregation of soil building information: 1) for my own quick-reference use (as is the case with my other aggregations, and 2) to radically reduce online research time for any interested people who happen to stumble across this website. By making these kinds of aggregations, I don't have spend nearly as much time searching for information which I might have forgotten to archive in my system of folders, files and bookmarks.



An Agricultural Testament, by Sir Albert Howard

The Soul of Soil: A Soil-Building Guide for Master Gardeners and Farmers, by Joseph Smillie & Grace Gershuny - Also available at Acres Magazine

Teaming with Microbes: The Organic Gardener's Guide to the Soil Food Web, by Jeff Lowenfels & Wayne Lewis

Building Soils for Better Crops, by Fred Magdoff & Harold van Es


SHAMELESS SELF-PROMOTION: See John's Twitter for one of the web's most eclectic mashups of interesting real-time news articles. I surf the web for interesting real-time news stories and informative tidbits so you don't have to.

The Straight Poop on Sustainable Farming - "An acre of grass, an acre of perrenials is far more productive than an acre of grain, if it's managed with high-tech electric fencing and bio mimicry and this "moving, mobbing, mowing" that we see the way the prey-predator, herbivore-wolf relationship occurs in nature." ~ Joel Salatin

AHS12 Joel Salatin — Folks This Ain't Normal!

Salatin Joel 2012 10 30 Farming as dance the choreography of polyculture

Dirt, The Movie (2009) - A Hulu video

Organic Gardening: Building Healthy Soil

Dr Jill Clapperton On Soil Health March 27th, 2013

Cover Crop Mixes: Getting the Cover Crop You Want

Farmer/Soil Health Adovcate Dave Brandt talks on why Soil Health is Important

World's most innovative farmer - Joel Salatin

Why a star football player traded NFL career for a tractor

Making Hay with Horsedrawn Equipment


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