- Transform Compost Products Makes Plans for Growth!
- Its time to Begin Taking Care of the Lawn Again!
- Compost and Composting is Important for Environmental Sustainability Over the Abbotsford-Sumas Aquifer
- Transform makes a difference moving nutrients from agriculture
- A Blessed Christmas to All – Santa Buys Compost!
- john.paul on BC Agri-Foods Strategy Indirectly Supports Composting
- Commercial composters grand rapids mi on BC Agri-Foods Strategy Indirectly Supports Composting
- Commercial composting grand rapids on BC Agri-Foods Strategy Indirectly Supports Composting
- Carl Eriksen on Compost Use in Central Saanich, BC
- Margie Waldie on Local food production initiatives in Terrace, British Columbia
Author Archives: john.paul
I first wish to thank our friends, customers, and creditors who have stood along side us during the last two years of challenge. There had been excitement building in 2009 and 2010. In 2010, we finalized our new product brochure and … Continue reading
We have had a sneak preview of some warmer weather. The tulips and daffodils are beginning to poke their heads. Some of the trees are beginning to show some bloom. The moss is greening up in the lawn. Our lawn … Continue reading
Compost and Composting is Important for Environmental Sustainability Over the Abbotsford-Sumas Aquifer
The Abbotsford-Sumas Aquifer was in the news again this week (http://www.vancouversun.com/technology/Overuse+groundwater+could+impact+food+supply+study+finds/7913840/story.html#ixzz2KBDJI5o5). The article is regarding a paper in Nature Climate Change reporting long term impacts of climate change on world groundwater supplies. Many areas of the world have no other … Continue reading
The end of the year is always a great time for reflection. I’d like to think that Transform made a difference adding value to agricultural waste and moving nutrients from areas of excess to areas of need and opportunity. I’d like … Continue reading
In the next blog, I will reflect on the year(s) past – in this one I wish everyone a very blessed Christmas! We pray for peace throughout the world this Christmas. Santa has gotten on board with the local healthy … Continue reading
A discussion came up in Edmonton this year regarding field application of compost. This particular compost had an electrical conductivity reading of 4.7 ms/cm, with a sodium concentration of 659 ppm, which was 4.8% of base saturation. The comments line … Continue reading
Last night at a public meeting in Central Saanich, we listened to concerned residents speak out against composting on agricultural land because of truck traffic, noise and odor. We heard that recycling our organic matter is a commercial activity, and … Continue reading
The BC Ministry of Agriculture’s strategy to ensure that food production in BC will support healthy communities (http://www.gov.bc.ca/agri/down/bc_agrifoods_strategy.pdf) indirectly promotes composting and the use of compost. However, we will see later in this post that there appears to be a disconnect as both … Continue reading
I was very impressed to read the City of Toronto’s new GrowTO – An Urban Agriculture Action Plan for Toronto (http://www.compost.org/English/PDF/Urban_Agriculture_Toronto.pdf). When I read this action plan, I learned that: Urban residents are enthusiastic to be involved with food production Urban … Continue reading
When we implement food scraps composting in our communities, we have varying amounts of other matter such as plastic in the composting process. We sometimes call it contamination. Perhaps there is a better word. The word “contamination” may have unintended consequences. I learned … Continue reading