Getting back to the land

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BY THERESA DAVIS / ALBUQUERQUE JOURNAL September 18th, 2019 Casey Holland and Ian Colburn love digging in the dirt, even in the middle of the Albuquerque area. The pair manage Chispas Farm, a 4-acre operation in Bernalillo County’s South Valley. Chickens … Continued

How to apply the Healthy Soil Principles

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New Mexico’s Healthy Soil Act is based on five soil health principles: ­keeping the soil covered; minimizing external inputs and minimizing soil disturbance on cropland; maximizing biodiversity; maintaining a living root; and integrating animals into land management. Here are some … Continued

What is healthy soil?

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“The soil is the great connector of lives, the source and destination of all. It is the healer and restorer and resurrector, by which disease passes into health, age into youth, death into life. Without proper care for it we … Continued