4pm PST: Linking Soil & Human Health with Dr. Elaine Ingham
See how costs are reduced and human health is improved when working with nature as Dr. Elaine Ingham presents Linking Soil & Human Health. In this class, we’re diving into soil once more to examine how plants obtain nutrients from soil and how beneficial organisms protect plants AND our own health. After this science-based class, you’ll understand more about soil than most people ever will.
5pm PST: Growing Food the Basics: Seasons with Kari Spencer
Understand which plants love cold weather and which thrive in the heat, as well as how temperature and day length affect seed germination, flowering and fruiting. Identify the IDEAL time to plant, which will maximize your garden potential, and easy ways to extend your growing season so that you can eat healthy all year.
6pm PST: Live Q&As
Get your pressing garden questions answered LIVE by Kari and Greg.
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Today’s Special Guest:
Dr. Elaine Ingham is the Founder, President and Director of Research for Soil Foodweb Inc., a business that grew out of her Oregon State University research program.
Behind her user-friendly approach to soil lies a wealth of knowledge gained from years of research into the organisms which make up the soil food web. Her goal is to translate this knowledge into actions that ensure a healthy food web that promotes plant growth and reduces reliance on inorganic chemicals. Elaine also offers a pioneering vision for sustainable farming, improving our current soils to a healthier state, without damaging any other ecosystem.
In her spare time, Elaine publishes scientific papers, writes book chapters and gives talks at symposia around the world. Elaine and her husband Russ (who also has a Doctorate from Colorado State University in Zoology, emphasizing nematology,) live in Corvallis Oregon.