Posts Tagged ‘ soil ’

The End of Nature: Climate Change, Organic Agriculture and Local Food, by Bill Duesing

Feb 6th, 2014 | By

Bill says he was hoping to write about the happy connections between a healthy soil ecosystem and a healthy human micro-biome, and about the research which shows the many ways that growing food is good for the grower’s health. But the news about climate change is so frightening, the likely disruption in our food supply so large, and the potential of organic agriculture and rethinking our food system to both mitigate and help us adapt to climate change is so strong, that he changed directions.

Soil contamination ups cost of auditorium project by more than $200K

Nov 6th, 2011 | By

An older story but a good one that a reader brought to our attention: The cost of removing contaminated soil from Greenwich High School and doing additional environmental testing will take at least $225,000 from the contingency budget for the $29 million auditorium project, officials said Tuesday. The building committee for the music instruction space

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