The single greatest leverage point for a sustainable and healthy future for the seven billion people on the planet is arguably immediately underfoot: the living soil, where we grow our food.
Compacted clay soils are problematic for several reasons. Severe compaction results in an anaerobic (oxygen deprived) environment conducive primarily to pathogenic bacteria, disease and pests.
Today there has been a drastic shift in the thinking about what roles bacteria and other microscopic life play in our bodies and in our soil.
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