Soil Needs Animals
I need to become a better communicator about soil. It is a topic that few people outside of farming give much thought to. With its biological and chemical complexity, it is challenging to condense the ideas down to an easily-grasped summary. But the communication problem may not be entirely the fault of the complexity of the concept. It might also be because I haven’t talked through it as much as I need to. Perhaps with more repetition I’ll find a better presentation.
In that spirit, here’s a brief video from a few days ago, where I reflect on the soil ecosystem implications of divorcing animals and plants from each other.