It is important to feed the soil instead of just the plants. Chemically synthesized fertilizers do the opposite. They feed plants directly, without adding any healthy microorganisms back to the soil. The short term results are good. The long term consequences are bad. As beneficial living organisms die out, the soil becomes unbalanced and hard. Plants…

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Tomatoes

Do you remember those delicious tomatoes from your childhood? They were very different from the waxy, tasteless tomatoes on the shelves of most supermarkets today. It’s not just childhood nostalgia, either. It has to do with minerals and trace elements in the soil—or rather, lack thereof. Commercial agriculture practices in the U.S. have led to a…

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