Soils and the Products We Use

Soils and the Products We Use overview
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Farm to table (PDF)

Soil Connections to Products We Use (PDF)


Extra Activities

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People depend on soil activity (including an adobe brick home) (PDF)

Learn how African cultures use soils to make Mudcloths

Learn how to make a "Dirt Shirt" from Dr. Dirt!

News releases

Soils and the products we use


Soils Matter blog posts

What is "Farm to Table" and why is it important?

How are artwork and pottery created with soil?


October IYS Newsletter




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