Episode 211. Science, Biomimicry and Gardening

This is the World Organic News for the week ending 27th of  April 2020.

Jon Moore reporting!

Decarbonise the air, recarbonise the soil!

Given the current wooha we are exposed to of late, I thought it might be a good idea to look at the science behind No-Dig gardening. 

As long time listeners will know, I’m a big fan of biomimicry. This combined with the scientific method – hypothesis, experimentation, data collection and contemplation – allows us to proceed from a solid starting point. As new information is received we can adjust our hypothesis and test again. Continue reading “Episode 211. Science, Biomimicry and Gardening”

Episode 24: Organic Farming, Raised Beds

This is the World Organic News Podcast for the week ending 11th of July 2016.

Jon Moore reporting!

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Forty five years have passed since Earl Butz, then U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, asserted, “Before we go back to organic agriculture in this country, somebody must decide which 50 million Americans we are going to let starve or go hungry.” Time has proven Butz very wrong.

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That quote comes from the blog: A New Green World and their post: Can Organic Farming Feed the World? Continue reading “Episode 24: Organic Farming, Raised Beds”