The Vessel BRAVE COMMANDER Brings Ukrainian Grain to Starving Horn of Africa

Touch the Soil News #1834 (Feature Photo – Vessel Brave Commander– Courtesy Vessel Finder.com) Successful Farming news brings the story of ships bearing Ukrainian grain successfully reaching the Horn of Africa. This is the first shipment of grain from Ukraine since the Russian invasion to reach the drought stricken nation of Ethiopia. Carrying 23,000 metric…

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New Report on Importance of Urban Farming

Touch the Soil News #1833 (Feature Photo – Tokyo, world’s largest city – By Morio – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0,)   Historically, the global trend has been to expand cities, over the world’s best top soils. Many cities have ordinances prohibiting farming in the city. While it is hard to remove pavement and bring…

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The Grow-Your-Own Megatrend – Just the Tip of the Iceberg

Touch the Soil News #1831 (Feature Photo – Victory Garden Consciousness– Public Domain) https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=19556421  When an emerging phenomenon takes on the stature of a Mega Trend, there are generally multiple drivers (reasons) for something gaining in stature in our cultures. The grow-your-own food concept has gained stature for a variety of reasons. Let’s list 10…

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