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Thought of the Week

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Thought of the Week

 Despite all our accomplishments, we owe our existence to a six-inch layer of topsoil and the fact that it rains.  

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Thought of the Week

 Soil is truly the skin of the earth – the frontier between geology and biology.  Within its few feet, soil accounts for a bit more than a 10 millionth of an inch thick – a little less than a thousandth … Continue reading

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Thought of the Week

Yet what is dirt? We try to keep it out of sight, out of mind, and outside. We spit on it, denigrate it, and kick it off of our shoes.   But in the end, what’s more important? Everything comes … Continue reading

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Thought of the Week

  The nation that destroys its soil destroys itself. -Franklin D. Roosevelt

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Farmers’ Good Soil = Good Food Video

We’ve posted a couple times about dirt and how important it is. The Washington Association of Wheat Growers put out a great little video on soil health. It’s the farmers themselves talking about their dirt, and how they take care … Continue reading

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