Soil microscope analysis is a way of looking at the types of life in the soil, from bacteria to fungus, to assess the diversity and health of the soil system. A diverse and thriving soil food web will support healthier plants with less disease and fewer pests. This qualitative analysis will give you a sense of what’s underground, and what it might mean above ground, providing you with management priorities.
Meredith Leigh is a farming and food specialist with 17 years in the agriculture and culinary sphere. As an author, farmer and educator, she explores the intersection between land, animals, people, and food— with an eye toward systems that will work for all.