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Ugh – See What You Think

Touch the Soil News #363 Take a tank of water, put in some bacteria and then pump methane from natural gas into the water. A dramatic fermentation process ensues in which the bacteria eat the methane, minerals and oxygen. In the process, the bacteria’s bodies become high in protein. The bacteria double in number every two hours. Eventually, the water laden with these protein bodied bacteria is removed leaving behind a sort of biomass of bacteria containing protein. The bacteria biomass is then heated to become homogeneous protein granules containing almost 71 percent protein. Unibio explains it as a form of a free=flowing brown granule. Dried bacterial protein – photo…

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Reasons to Garden Are Escalating

Touch the Soil News # 153 There are hundreds of NGOs (non-governmental organizations) around the world drawing attention to the fact that food availability today – and moving forward – is not as it was. One source we have deemed credible is the World Resources Institute (WRI). The WRI has some 450 experts that crunch data in over 50 countries. The WRI maintains offices in Brazil, China, Europe, India, Indonesia, Mexico and the United States. With an annual budget of $65 million, the WRI is one of the world’s top resources in identifying hot spots and issues of ecological concern. While there are a number of areas the WRI focuses…

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