Thank the Ground: Thanksgiving 2015

November 27, 2015 Today is a day where the conscious collective reflects on what they are thankful for. But what if we acknowledged our gratitude for life, Mother Earth, and the collection of tiny organisms from deep in the ocean to those under our feet everyday? Perhaps we would all breathe a little lighter, connect more with our fellow human …

A Re-Imagined California Agriculture

November 25, 2015 If there is one take away from 2015 being named The International Year of Soil it is this – the Mother is modest; she likes to keep herself covered. This is well demonstrated by how readily exposed (tilled) soils cover themselves with annual “weeds”. Consider that our Mother abhors a vacuum, and is well aware that disrupted …

Soil Sunday

November 8, 2015 What’s the first step in learning to work with nature to grow healthy food? Get out there and do it! Try, fail, observe why you failed and then try again.  Seriously. Start today by planting a few seeds. Grab some organic potting soil, seeds from your neighbors (or an organic seed company), plant them, and then cover …