Better Than Organic

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This is an excellent essay by Michael Astera, Better than Organic:  a Conversation with Agricola (PDF). Agricola is Latin for farmer. I found this essay in the Soil and Health library under the agriculture section. The dialogue offers an brief … Continue reading

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Lawn and Garden: Synthesis not Antithesis

I am often struck by the accusations and recriminations leveled at the lawn within discussions concerning vegetable gardening–here it is called a feudal remnant.  In my own practices, I use grass to maintain soil fertility and reduce soil erosion. My observations of … Continue reading

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Welcome to Soil and Wealth. Until I produce a Welcome page, my journal will be the front page, not for long I hope. I have been busy on several projects, including my own vegetable garden. I don’t actually have any … Continue reading

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