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Locally produced wood biochar increases nutrient retention in agricultural soils of the San Juan Islands, WA, USA
Biochar additions to agricultural soil have been shown to result in many benefits; however, most studies have been conducted in greenhouse or laboratory trials with few being conducted in the field and particularly in association with organic farming systems. Herein, this gap was addressed by conducting on-farm studies on ...
Evaluation of Northwestern Seattle Parking Strip Soil for Urban Horticulture Land Use and Urban Food Production
With urban agriculture on the rise in many cities, areas for urban agriculture and vegetable gardening practices are being explored. The parking strip, street side right-of-way land, is a proposed area for vegetable gardening in Seattle. In the Northwest corner of Seattle, 141 acres of parking strips have been identified. ...