What is Biotechnology?

What is Biotechnology?

Originally, biotechnology involved utilising naturally occurring microorganisms, yeasts, natural brewing processes and traditional fermentations for the use in growing food.  Today, however, biotechnology can easily be confused with branch-out science-based methods...
Tips for Composting and Making Healthy Soil

Tips for Composting and Making Healthy Soil

  I had a dig in the compost today and was pleasantly surprised to find the most perfect soil example to share with you.  (see video below).  The soil was moist but not sticky, light and fluffy (humus), full of biology, and it smelled so good you would want to...
How Improving Your Soil Helps Create a Healthy World

How Improving Your Soil Helps Create a Healthy World

  Hi folks, I want to take a brief moment to share with you one of the motivations behind SONIC Natural Farming. In 2011 I started growing my own food so that I could ensure what I ate had nutrient density without chemicals.  The push for me to do this was due to...
Why Soil Microorganisms are Vital to Your Gut Health

Why Soil Microorganisms are Vital to Your Gut Health

The human microbiome has become a major field of research, especially the intestinal microbial community, which plays a huge role in human health and disease.  We all have microbes in our gut, mouth, nasal passages and other “habitats” in and on us.  We have coevolved...
Amazing Benefits of Comfrey in the Garden and on the Farm

Amazing Benefits of Comfrey in the Garden and on the Farm

Comfrey Compost Activator Comfrey is one of our favorite plants because it grows easily and has many amazing properties, one of which is used as a great compost activator. It’s so good at activating compost that it can replace manure! Comfrey Tea or Fertiliser Another...