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We support farmers to regenerate soils and landscapes for healthy food and communities.

OUR MISSION

We support farmers to regenerate soils and landscapes for healthy food and communities.

Listen to our latest podcast episode, all about weeds!

In this episode we are exploring a paradigm shift to an ecological systems approach to weeds with Soils for Life agroecologist Sarah Fea. We visit four farmers to understand their changing relationship to plants.

Listen to our latest podcast episode, all about weeds!

In this episode we are exploring a paradigm shift to an ecological systems approach to weeds with Soils for Life agroecologist Sarah Fea. We visit four farmers to understand their changing relationship to plants.

CASE STUDIES

Our Case Study program produces in-depth reports about the practices and outcomes of soil stewards around the country.

Rob and Judi Hetherington at Walma. An Australian cropping case study by Soils for LifeCase StudiesCase StudyGrains
December 15, 2022

Walma

Guided by the principle, ‘You can’t manage what you don’t measure’, Rob Hetherington took his first soil sample in the 1980s. This was when he began managing the family farm,…
Soils for Life case study. Border Park Organics. Josh and Peri McIntoshCase StudiesCase StudyGrainsSA
November 10, 2022

Border Park Organics

Farming at Border Park Organics has thrown many challenges their way, but Josh and Peri are resourceful people, guided by shared values, a strong sense of community and a can-do…
Case StudiesCase StudyGrainsQueensland
December 15, 2022

Young Seeds

Meet Russell Young of Young Seeds. Russell’s story of farming offers insights into flood prone landscapes like the Condamine River region, and highlights some of the challenges for farmers who…

More latest cases studies

THE LATEST

A collection of the latest news and articles on regenerative farmers, events and activities.

Blog
December 20, 2022

Experimenting with bio-stimulants in the Rangelands

Supporting soil health If soil biology is key for farming resilience, how can we improve soil biology?  At the beginning of 2022, four NSW rangeland producers and NSW Department of…
Blog
December 20, 2022

Exploring the benefits of bio-amendments in cropping

All farmers can support thriving soil health. In this article, we introduce basic dynamics of soil microbiomes, and summarise practices and principles that have helped our farmers begin the exciting…
Blog
December 20, 2022

Inspiration for cropping farmers

We asked our case study croppers who inspires them in their journey towards a more regenerative approach to cropping. They mentioned farmers, scientists and educators whose insights and questions helped…

SOIL DOCUMENTARY

Watch our documentary on why healthy and productive soils matter. Hear from farmers who are regenerating soils and the landscapes.

Soil is one of the earth’s most important natural resources and is essential for healthy plant growth, food production and ecosystem services such as clean, plentiful water and air.

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Traditional Custodians of Australia

Soils for Life acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Australia and their continuing connection to land, sea environment, water and community. We pay our respect to the Traditional Custodians, their culture, and elders both past and present. We recognise and value Indigenous knowledge systems, and the imperative to listen to and work with Traditional Owners as we collectively learn how to heal country.

About 'Soils for Life'

Soils for Life is an independent, not-for-profit organisation that works across Australia to support Australian farmers in regenerating soils and landscapes, to build natural and social capital, and transform food and fibre systems.

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