Grow Your Own Superfoods! How to Grow Moringa at Home

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Did you know you can grow your own superfoods? We posted a few weeks ago about how we’re giving away free moringa seeds to anyone interested. We wanted to share these because we figured it was a good way to empower you in building or strengthening your relationship to nature, which we feel will enable better stewardship through a chain …

Common Mistakes When Setting Up a Composting System (& what to do instead)

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There may be a whole slew of questions swirling around your head concerning composting. “How much time will it take me to build living soil?” “How much living soil can I make in my backyard?” “But what if I have hard dirt that’s been abused?” (We know you’ve been thinking about this! The emails are pouring in!) When we tell …

Do You Know What’s in your Store-Bought Fertilizer?

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Question for you: There are a ton of benefits to making your own compost rather than going to a garden store and buying fertilizer. A major benefit is that you can turn waste into fertilizer to build living soil. You can grow incredible veggies utilizing what would normally be waste for you! Like green waste from your yard, leftover scraps …

6 Reasons Why You Need to be Composting Strategically (Supercharged Soil is Here)

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We are so excited to finally introduce our new online course on composting and building soil: In the past 10 months, we’ve built 4 inches of topsoil – from composting alone. Lately, we’ve shown our friends and students how to do what we do with tons of success (we’re talking building soil on top of decomposed granite, in parking lots, …

We want to invest in you investing in the planet (FREE MORINGA SEEDS FOR YOU)

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We want to invest into you investing into the planet’s future by giving you seeds to plant trees (a very specific tree). We are going to give away moringa seeds for anybody who wants to plant a moringa tree. Moringa oleifera is an incredible tree that is nutrient dense beyond belief! if you’re not gonna eat it (you should), you …

GIVEAWAY! Ready to Upgrade Your Garden this Spring? [Giveaway has ended]

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As the chill of winter sets in, if you’re like us, you’re already planning your garden for spring. Dreaming of what plants to grow, looking up new tactics… Well we’ve put together a very special bundle to upgrade your garden to grow more nutrient dense food, build soil, and become more self-sufficient. Here’s how to enter… (It’s very simple) Visit …

Learn about Nature-Based Aquaponics in this Free Webinar!

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Over the years we’ve talked to a range of people of varying experience levels in terms of growing organic food, building soil, and being self-sufficient. For those who are deeply interested in getting into regenerative agriculture and aquaponics there tends to be 2 excuses that hold people back from taking action: …not only do I not have the space to …

Think you can’t compost styrofoam? Mealworms are the answer!

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Within our living systems, we have been raising several types of mealworms in order to compost polystyrene (styrofoam). We recently came across the study by 2015 Standard University that confirms our suspicions that they are indeed turning styrofoam into usable organic matter! Their notes are not much different than ours, except their equipment (gel permeation chromatography, solid-state 13C cross-polarization/magic angle …

Let’s trust organic matter nourishing plants, instead of an organic certification.

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If an “organic” farm doesn’t have a composting system, it’s a clear indication that they’re probably not using compost in their program, or building their soil through living organic material. Composting is to incorporate organic matter into the soil and to have an abundance of beneficial microbes, fungi, and symbiotic creatures. It is a true form of organic fertilizer – …