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How to Create a Self-Sustainable Food System

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  • Industrial chemical-based farming, which produces the vast majority of US food crops, is destroying the soil that makes the growing of food possible in the first place
  • Using wood chips as ground cover, not compost, is a highly cost-effective strategy that will help radically improve your ability to effortlessly grow nutrient-dense food
  • In India, genetically engineered seeds cost farmers up to 400 percent more than conventional seeds, and produce 30 percent less yield
  • The entire food chain is connected, from soil, plant, and insect health, all the way up to animal and ultimately your health. Supporting the bottom of the food chain ultimately supports your health
  • No-till agriculture is likely one of the best approaches, as 70 percent of the soil microbes responsible for plant health and plant communication are fungi, and tilling will disrupt these mycorrhizal fungal filaments

By Dr. Mercola

Industrial chemical-based agriculture, which produces the vast majority of US food crops, is actually destroying the soil that makes the growing of food possible in the first place.


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