“How much should I use?” is probably the most frequently asked question that we receive from first-time users of volcanic rock dust. Naturally, most people are concerned about any potential dangers associated with overuse. We cannot speak for other brands, but we can give you some practical advice for using Cascade Minerals Remineralizing Soil Booster…

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We recently received this testimonial from Nick Haldeman, an organic cranberry farmer in Ilwaco, Washington who has been using our all-natural volcanic rock dust on his crops: “Ours is only the second cranberry farm in the state to transition to organic. As part of that process, I ran a small-scale study using Cascade Minerals Remineralizing…

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Kids Gardening

Of all the surprising statistics in “Fed Up,” a movie that shines a harsh light on childhood obesity in the United States, one really stands out: Up to 80% of public schools have some sort of contractual arrangement with a provider of fast food, from Coke and Pepsi to McDonald’s, Burger King, Pizza Hut and…

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It’s no secret: Our soils are in trouble. A group of prominent soil scientists laid out the facts in a recent paper published in Science. The article also highlights the ramifications for food production and human security. Erosion, nutrient depletion, urbanization and climate change—all contribute to the declining productivity of our earth’s soils, nearly 40%…

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