Sustainability Spotlight

Jeden and Rotary – Building Sustainable Partnerships for a Greener, Healthier California

Jeden Bioscience and Rotary Club District 5239 share a commitment to protect the environment, to advocate and support sustainable lifestyles, and to form community partnerships to bring the message and methods to schools and [...]

Biochar Empowers Community Composting: Report by Feed and Be Fed

Location: Feed and Be Fed, San Pedro, CA Report by: Alex Penido Sonnenschein. Period: September 19 – December 12, 2023 Feedstock: Food waste 50%, brown materials 45% Additive and application rate: TerraTonic Biochar at [...]

Climate Change: Friend or Foe? Your Backyard Can Help!

Heard a lot about climate change lately? Maybe it feels overblown, even political. But what if it's real? Mother Earth seems to be shouting, with more frequent wildfires, hurricanes, floods, and droughts. We can't [...]

Gratitude for Thanksgiving: Cultivating a Rich and Fulfilling Life

Here’s a secret: Giving thanks every day leads to a rich, fruitful, abundant, productive life experience all year long. Scientific studies continually show that gratitude is a powerful practice in mind, body, and spirt: [...]

Net-zero agrifood: What it is and why it’s important to you.

Net-zero agrifood is a movement to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the agricultural and food system to zero. It's important to you because it can help to: Reduce the cost of food Improve food [...]

2023-10-31T22:03:02+00:00October 31, 2023|Earth Friendly Agrifood, Sustainability Spotlight|

Biochar: A Natural Way to Fight Climate Change and Improve Your Soil

Climate change is one of the biggest problems facing our planet today. But there is good news: there are things we can do to help. One way to fight climate change is to use biochar. [...]

Biochar: A Promising Tool for Managing Biomass in California

California is facing a biomass management crisis. Decades of forest management practices have led to an overabundance of woody biomass in our forests, which is contributing to the risk of catastrophic wildfires. Biochar can [...]