Conventional wisdom has long held the belief that the world cannot be fed without chemical fertilizers. More and more evidence is pointing towards a new wisdom. The world cannot be fed unless the soil is fed. A healthy Soil is alive with diversity of bacteria, fungi, protozoa, nematodes and microarthropods, together make up the Soil Food Web. The organisms that make up the web of life trade minerals and nutrients with plants for carbon. Regenerative agriculture builds, supports and enhances the health of the soil by increasing soils organic carbon content, productivity improves - soil water levels increase and crops gain the full spectrum of minerals and nutrient, just the opposite of conventional agriculture.
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A different way of thinking for healthier food, water and cleaner air.
Soil health might not grab the headlines, but it might just be the most important agricultural conservation endeavor of our lifetime, if we want to meet the growing demand for food, while strengthening the health of our communities, our land, water and our climate; in contrast to polluted rivers, streams and drinking water, being the harsh reality that our vital global natural assets - soils are under threat like never before need our help to stop the decline. The Credible Food project connects businesses with a carbon responsibility to farmers with the capacity to sequester carbon back into their soils.
Investing in ground zero - soil - is not only a sensible business strategy it ensures food and water security, it builds sustainability for future generations, healthy soil has the capacity to build healthy nations.
The opportunity to take responsibility—together—for the land that feeds us is a wise investment for governments, businesses and families. We invite farmers, landowners, and consumers alike to join in collaboration in this next agricultural revolution—a profitable revolution that starts under our feet.
The business of soil wealth is a new wealth.
We all depend on the functions of soil to provide us with clean water, healthy food and fresh air, for this reason we need a regenerative economics ... a money system that is based on drawing down carbon back into the soils it came from, this way we can strive to meet everyone's basic needs while simultaneously ensuring our common future by protecting biodiversity, stabilizing global climate patterns and creating thriving human cultures that regenerate planetary sustainability.
The Credible Food Program provides space for a new form of economy, an economy that knows how to govern its limits, an economy that respects nature and acts at the service of humans, a situation where political and humanistic choices govern the economy and not the other way around. The Credible Food Project provides opportunities for the people to invest back into their own economies (soil) to create a new economical relationships that puts our wonderful soil that feeds us first.
When Economy means the economics of the home.
Food, Water and Clean Air are the Ground Zero of everyones needs. Every vegetable harvested and exported takes a bit of our nations nutrients with it. Like a bank account if we continue to withdraw our national capital soils account one day that account won't have any mineral capital left to support our children. We can change that, healthy soil is the solution.
Business. Reducing your carbon emissions is good, but not enough to reduce the burden of climate change on future generations, we need to suck carbon out of the atmosphere and put it back into the soil where it came. Carbon produced by business in day to day activities is a commodity needed by farmers to increase their yields. Carbon is the true building blocks of life and without it where it is needed, the threats posed to our necessities becomes an uninsurable risk .
Farmers. adopting no tillage , diverse cover crops, in farm fertility (microbes and no external nutrients), no pesticides or synthetic fertilizers and multiple crop relations increases carbon - rich soil organic matter and humus. The result: vital microbial proliferate, roots go deeper, nutrient uptake improves, water retention increases, plants become more pest resilient and soil fertility compounds. Regenerative Farms are seeing soil carbon levels rise from baseline of 1 to 2% up to 5 to 8 % over ten or more years, which can add up to 25 to 60 tons of carbon per acre. At £30.00 a tonne this becomes an attractive second crop. IPCC (Intergovernmental panel on Climate Change)
Education. The Credible Food Soil Regeneration Course cover everything from Soil Food Web theory including beneficial microbe cultivation in Aerobic Thermal Compost piles and application via Aerobic Compost Tea/Extract to replace the missing soil biome on every scale and on any growing system. Methods and applications are covered and to the core of this work - the microscope and microbe identification is taught to verify the data and the results.
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Mother Nature designed it this way we must learn from and respect this and help her where we can.
The Credible Food Project is embarking on a program to develop a Soil module to support the school Curriculum, designed to build interest and thus demand from the next generation of conservation / organic citizens, who understand the value of protecting soil in what ever business they choose to embark.
The battle is between two different ways of relating to our land: one that sees the soil as an object from which profit must be extracted at all costs and one that recognises the interdependence of living systems and honors the principles of balance and harmony.
Once the Soils program is part of the curriculum, people will be more aware of humans impact on ecosystem services and the importance of obeying natures law of return. The Soil module is fit for modern environmental policies and will put Channel Island students in a commanding position when it comes to future career choices.
Unless you build soil
A soil regeneration strategy that considers even the tiny little microbes that or life support systems depend.
A healthy Soil is alive with diversity of microorganisms - bacteria, fungi, protozoa, nematodes and micro arthropods, together they form the foundations of our life support systems. If we continue to exploit them systems will fail.
Empowering school aged children to champion soil regeneration practices, is the best way to ensure our life support systems are no longer being exploited.
Regenerative agriculture builds, supports and enhances the health of our life support systems.
If GDP is a measure used to gauge our financial wealth, Biodiversity and Soil Carbon are standards used to gauge our Islands health, following years of monocultures - both are in decline.
With your help we can introduce Soil module which ensure our Islands agriculture remains a viable industry. Please contact us if this is something you would like to be involved in.
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We strongly believe in supporting the whole community, from the farmers to the consumers and want to provide the best possible solution for everyone. We understand the immense value of feedback, and would love to hear your thoughts.