Learn what biochar can offer your soil

Graphic by Brooke Budner 

Graphic by Brooke Budner 

Soil is an intricate system of living organisms that make minerals available to plant roots. The following is a summary of research on charcoal, also known as biochar, and its influence on these microbial communities, nutrients, water, and the food these soils grow. As research illustrates, the benefits of biochar vary depending on different soil conditions and seasonal changes such as temperature and rainfall. We're still learning all that charcoal can do.