It is time to celebrate the diversity of Life in the Soil – how important this is to the health of our plants, our health, and the health of the planet. Research has for years shown that heavy fertilised non-organic arable soils have less biodiversity and are less resilient to climate change than even our allotment and garden soils. You would think that this would be common sense wouldn’t you…but no…. Now more new research is showing that the impact on us as humans and on our guts is fundamental. a generation ago in the 1950’s post war scientists monitoring out public health detected lowering levels of vitamins and minerals in vegetables grown in artificially fertilised soils. That work somehow got lost in the mists of time. Now more research bears out the impact on us see https://wickedleeks.riverford.co.uk/features/soil-biodiversity-health/gut-health-soil?