The Magic of Soil

Soil is the foundation of life.

By Soil Heroes

The Magic of Soil - Soil Heroes

Through this and our other stories, farmers, academics, scientists, and citizens, (the real soil heroes) tell us about the magic of soil.

The Magic of Soil - Below-ground by Mahla Bess (2021-10-10) by Mahla BessSoil Heroes

The Magic of Soil - Charles Massy
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The Magic of Soil - Charles Massy

Dr Charles Massy, Regenerative Farmer, Scientist, and Author, explains why soil is simply magic and is a win-win situation in the fight against climate change.

Soil Intro - Worms (2021-10-10) by Soil HeroesSoil Heroes

“The soil is the great connector of lives, the source and destination of all. It is the healer and restorer and resurrector ... Without proper care for it we can have no community, because without proper care for it we can have no life".

Wendell Berry, American Novelist

The Magic of Soil - Diversity by Mahla Bess (2021-10-10) by Mahla BessSoil Heroes

Teaspoons of Soil by Adele Jones
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The Power in a Teaspoon of Soil - Adele Jones

Adele Jones, Director of The Sustainable Food Trust reminds us how powerful soil truly is. 

Soil Intro - Carrots (2021-10-10) by Jeroen KlompeSoil Heroes

There is an additional and quite extraordinary bonus in shifting to regenerative agriculture, which is that, in healing the Earth, we begin a process of also healing ourselves." 

Dr Charles Massy

The Magic of Soil - Abundance by Mahla Bess (2021-10-10) by Mahla BessSoil Heroes

Why do you Love Soil? - Gina Pattisson
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I Love Soil! - Gina Pattisson

Gina Pattisson, CEO of Soil Heroes, gives a vibrant account of why she personally loves soil.

Jeroen Klompe - Soil (2021-10-10) by Jeroen KlompeSoil Heroes

The Battery of Soil - Jeroen Klompe
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The Battery of Soil - Jeroen Klompe

A regenerative farmer explains that the you add more to the soil than you take out. By holistically increasing the nutrients, the soil organic matter, and the below-soil biodiversity, you 'charge' the battery of soil.  

Credits: Story

Soil Heroes Foundation - www.soilheroes.com/the-foundation/  

Illustration: Mahla Bess - www.mahlabess.com/ 

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