Case Studies & Recent Webinars
Potatoes, Onions, Salad Greens & More
Market Garden Makeover (Sweden)
Soil Food Web Consultant Renald Flores reported an average increase in yields of 72% across 8 different types of crops, on this market garden near Stockholm, Sweden.
Corn & Soy: 10,000 Acres
York Farms (USA)
York Farms is a 10,000 acre multi-generational family farm in Illinois growing soy and corn, servicing 100,000 acres of surrounding farms. Todd reported that as the chemical and fertilizer costs went down, his client saved more than $1,000,000 in the first three years.
Grapes, Cannabis, Turmeric & more
Ecuador, India, Peru, & USA
Soil Food Web Consultant Miles Sorel, reports how his company, Terraforma, saved one client $600 per acre and increased yields for another client by 146%. In this webinar amazing, Miles presented Case Studies on projects from 4 different countries and crop types.
Alfalfa, Potatoes, & Beans
Sustainable Services Idaho (USA)
Soil Food Web Consultant Todd Harrington discusses his work with Sustainable Services Idaho, reporting increases in yields as high as 136%. From pastures to alfalfa, potatoes, and beans, the biological methods set up by SSI produced remarkable results.
With the costs of chemicals and artificial fertilizers, new fees on unmanageable manure pits, growing vet bills, and fields not recovering, The Whiting’s Farm was on the brink of bankruptcy. They’d soon have to shut down unless they found a solution.
After being introduced to Dr. Elaine by a local composting company, the Whiting’s found a way to restore their land, the health of their animals and their financial stability in a short timeframe.
Umbhaba Estates (ZA)
“Our farm was in serious trouble, but after implementing the SFW approach we increased our yield by 150% in a single season, and we were very successful to repeat this approach on different soils at different farms achieving excellent results. We also cut many input costs such as fertilizers by at least 60%.“
Shane grows banana and several other crops on his 5,000 acre farm in South Africa.
172 Acre Park Project
Governor’s Island (USA)
Dr. Elaine discusses Todd Harrington’s work at Governor’s Island in the heart of New York Harbor. A 172 Acre Park Project creating a public parkland from concrete and bare ground.
Other Soil Food Web Videos
Meet The Soil Food Web Family
Hear what some of our students are saying about the Soil Food Web training program.
Curious about a career in soil regeneration? In this video some Soil Food Web Consultants talk about their journeys and experiences.
Meet the Soil Food Web team. In this video you’ll hear some of our staff talk about why they work at the school and what drives them to help farmers regenerate their soils.
Soil Food Web Approach
In this video you will get to see how a compost pile is built, using the right proportions of starting materials.
Making Compost Extract and Tea
Soil Food Web Consultant Bryan Vagg uses some great compost to make a liquid extraction. This can be applied direct to the soil, inoculating it with beneficial microbes.
Using the Microscope
Wes Sander (Soil Food Web Lab-Tech and Microscopy Mentor) looks at two very different soil samples. One is from a conventional agricultural field and the other is from a biologically focused compost. You can clearly see the difference in the level of biology as Wes compares the two samples on his screen.
About the Soil Food Web
Why is restoring soil biology so important? What effects could it have on the health of our planet? How can you learn how to do this on your farm? How can you become a consultant and help the farmers in your community to make the change?