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Healthy Soil is the Key to Feeding the World

Healthy Soil is the Key to Feeding the World

article by David Montgomery

One of the biggest modern myths about agriculture is that organic farming is inherently sustainable. It can be, but it isn’t necessarily. After all, soil erosion from chemical-free tilled fields undermined the Roman Empire and other ancient societies around the world. Other agricultural myths hinder recognizing the potential to restore degraded soils to feed the world using fewer agrochemicals.

Flour is a factor

Flour is a factor

Flour is often overlooked as an ingredient. A little funny considering wheat is and has been a staple crop for millennia and is ubiquitous in kitchens. This is a great article that gives an overview of biological activity of conventional vs. organic flours and their effects on fermentation. Article written by Benjamin Wolfe.