Jeff Lowenfels: Soil Life 101

Jeff Lowenfels

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The author of the book Teaming with Microbes, explains the concept of the soil foodweb and how it applies to growers. Learn of the interconnectedness of soil bacteria, fungi, and other forms of microlife and how they function within processes of nutrient cycling in the soil.

Jeff Lowenfels is a weekly columnist for the Anchorage Daily News. He is the founder of Plant a Row for the Hungry, a program that has created over 14 million meals to feed the hungry. A popular national garden writer and leading proponent of gardening using the concepts of the soil food web, Jeff is the former president of the Garden Writers of America and was made a GWA Fellow in 1999. In 2005, he was inducted into the Garden Writers of America Hall of Fame. He lives in Anchorage, Alaska. He is author of Teaming with Nutrients: The Organic Gardener’s Guide to Optimizing Plant Nutrition and co-author of Teaming with Microbes: The Organic Gardener’s Guide to the Soil Food Web.

Recorded at the 2014 Acres U.S.A. Conference, Columbus, Ohio, Thursday, December 4, 2014.

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