L I F E B R I K
We aim to find soil ecosystem solutions.
“To plant a garden, is to believe in tomorrow”
"A single gram of healthy soil contains millions of organisms including earthworms, nematodes, mites, insects, fungi, bacteria and actinomycetes."
“Investments in agriculture are the best weapons against hunger and poverty. They have made life better for billions of people”
-Bill and Melinda Gates
Using the layers of the earth as our guide.
"Agriculture is our wisest pursuit, because it will in the end contribute most to real wealth, good morals & happiness."
"There are 2,500 billion tons of carbon in soil, compared with 800 billion tons in the atmosphere and 560 billion tons in plant and animal life."
-Ontl, T. A., & Schulte, L. A. (2012). Soil carbon storage. Nature Education Knowledge, 3(10).
Discovering the benefits of cross-disciplinary collaboration.
"95% of our food is directly or indirectly produced on our soils."
"Urban agriculture can make an important contribution to household food security, especially in times of crisis or food shortages."
"Agriculture is the most healthful, most useful and most noble employment of man."
Where can we go from here?