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Garfield Park Conservatory Lecture: Microbes by Marco-The Soil Food Web & Indigenous Microbes

FREE! January 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Garden and farm work never stops! In the colder seasons, we see above ground activity diminish but the soil beneath our feet is still very alive with microbial activity. Healthy soil is the foundation of nutrient-rich, bountiful food production, and healthy food systems. Winter is the perfect time to research and prepare for the following growing season.

Join Marco Thomas in a discussion on the soil food web, indigenous microorganisms, making low-cost inputs, composting methods, and more.

Marco Thomas is an urban farmer, based in Virginia, dedicated to natural farming practices, growing soil inputs, and sharing his knowledge with communities. Marco teaches it’s possible to build healthy soil and feed families with ultra low-cost inputs.

Follow Marco’s work on Instagram @marco_is_growing and

Registration closes January 13th at 6:00pm CST

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