Soil health is the cornerstone of the organic agricultural system. The reason for this is simple: healthy soil makes for healthy plants from which healthy products can be made.
Using such practices as composting, cover cropping, and crop rotation, organic farmers work hard to build nutrient-rich soil. In the process, they strive to preserve and protect natural habitats with the understanding that a diverse biological landscape helps to feed both people and the planet.
Read on to learn more about the important relationship between organic practices, soil health, and biodiversity.