Alissa LaChance explores the ecology and complexity of good soil and rich compost for gardens and agriculture. This informative PK gives an in depth perspective on why we should care about good dirt and how this lead to the creation of her new business, Dirt Rich.
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BY KATHERINE DARNSTADT
@ VOL 12
ON DEC 01, 2009
Katherine Darnstadt educates us on soil and the importance it plays in our life. She guides us through the etymology of the words soil and dirt, as well as the benefits and possible hazards it can bestow upon our everyday lives.
"Presentation of the Day" on August 11, 2013.
Building the Soil: Growing Food Without Chemicals
BY MELANIE WATTS
@ VOL 2
ON MAY 13, 2014
Melanie Watts is a master gardener, author and blogger and has been growing food organically for her family for 25 years. She has learned that by paying attention to nature, she can create a sustainable fertile soil that in turn feeds the plants.
Analog Photography 4: Playing With Dirt
BY LULÚ DE PANBEHCHI
@ VOL 7
ON MAY 24, 2014
Lulú De Panbehchi is back with round 4 of her analog photography. This time she is soaking her film in dirt and water before loading it into a toy (i.e. less expensive) camera. She then captures her part of the world in film and examines the results, reading life philosophies from the film.
BY TRUSHA GOVENDER
@ VOL 11
ON JUN 12, 2014
Organic farmer Rob Simmons belives that organic can feed the world, not the economic system, and the small scale organic farming is the way to go. Human scale system is more efficient than a big mechanised scale farm in many ways and very rewarding.
The Beauty Of Fresh
BY APRIL VOMFELL
@ VOL 3
ON NOV 09, 2017
"We love to cook and we appreciate the flavor and freshness of the food we grow ourselves."
In The Beauty Of Fresh from PechaKucha Night Kalispell Vol. 3, April Vomfell shares her experience of owning a small scale, urban farm in Kalispell, Montana where she delights in the freshness of her produce and flowers.
BY GRETCHEN BOYER
@ VOL 3
ON NOV 09, 2017
Gretchen Boyer works for a local non-profit in Montana's Flathead Valley where she connects the community to local farmers and food. At Farmhands Nourish the Falthead, she raises awareness about local growers and encourages the consumption of healthy, locally grown produce.