By Charlotte Canner As we shelter at home, tending to plants and the earth provides hope and nourishment. Gardening, at any scale and level, can also create a sense of connection and add some much needed peace of mind and joy during these scary times. So whether you’re an expert or just starting out, are in an apartment with a few indoor plants, have a balcony, or are in a house with a yard, there are lots of things you can do for your plants (and yourself). Here are five ideas to get you gardening! 1. Bring on Spring Spring is the perfect time to clear out the old and prepare for the new. Dust off and lightly shower your indoor...
Last December, I had the privilege of attending the Soil Health Academy (SHA) at Chico State University in North Eastern California. When Soil Centric recommended SHA to me, I wasn’t sure I was the right audience. Although my extended family has a cattle ranching operation in South Dakota, I myself have no ranching or farming background.
In the world of regenerative agriculture, real-life work experience is invaluable. But, what if you are new to farming and ranching? How can you gain this foundational experience? An on-farm or on-ranch internship may be what sets you on your path.
Dimitri Tsitos meets us in Styra, a village mentioned by Homer in the Iliad in the 8th century BC. Tall, blonde and wise beyond his 25 years, Dimitri is the founder of Mazi Farm, a regenerative farm featured on Soil Centric’s new recommendation tool. The town square is eerily silent.
The real takeaway from this movie is that the miracle of self-renewal can happen anywhere, once soil-health restoration becomes the priority and the processes that allow nature to regenerate are set into motion.