2nd Annual UnderGROUND Miami coming April 30th!

Lanette Sobel - Friday, April 05, 2013
Fertile Earth Foundation Along With Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce To Host The 2nd Annual Underground Miami Fundraising Event to Benefit Fertile Earth Foundation The Ladies of Manure are ..

Announcing the Ladies of Manure 2013 Calendar!

Aaron Buckner - Friday, December 14, 2012
"A pictorial calendar that will get you to rethink all your waste, even your daily # 1's and 2's." Click here to purchase on our online shop (http://www.fertileearth.org/shop-events/ladies-of-manure-2013-calendar) or Kickstarter!  ..

Brighter Days Ahead at the Farm!

Lanette Sobel - Friday, February 17, 2012
Ah. It feels so nice to be at our new farm. It's much closer to 'civlization', there are no mosquitos, the farm produces the best mangoes, avocados and loquats we've ever tasted, and the owner is an amazing person. Many thanks to the Quinteros for ..

Congrats to the Grassroots Festival for diverting 1079 pounds of food from the landfill!

Lanette Sobel - Friday, February 17, 2012
We're proud to announce that the Grassroots Music Festival at Virginia Key donated 1079.5 pounds of food to feed animals instead of landfills this past weekend. As a member of this community, I'm happy to see music festivals raise the level of consc ..

Tragedy at the Worm Farm

Lanette Sobel - Thursday, October 13, 2011
Sometimes I find it helpful to write to complete the grieving process, hence this blog. When I had my first mass suicide of worms, I always meant to write about it, but somehow time escaped me. But now it's time. Three weeks ago our worm farm was wip ..

From City Girl to Farm Girl

Lanette Sobel - Wednesday, August 03, 2011
At forty-six...as I transition from City Girl to Farm Girl, I realize how little I actually knew about my surroundings and the things that help maintain me. After being unemployed and not finding work for a couple of years, I decided it was time to g ..

Sobe Wine & Food

Lanette Sobel - Thursday, March 10, 2011
We are honored to announce that FEF teamed up with the South Beach Wine & Food Festival this year to divert 1605.5 pounds of pre-consumer food scraps and 276 pounds of used grease oil from the landfill! The food scraps were used at the Root ..

Never Give Up

Lanette Sobel - Thursday, March 10, 2011
Just over a year ago, I wrote my final blog posting for the Fertile Roots Miami project. I remember the feeling of excitement and anguish rolled into a nice, tight knot in my belly. I lost interest in writing about the project after that, mostly due  ..

Ayiti... I Love You.

Lanette Sobel - Friday, February 25, 2011
It was about 6 months ago when I received a phone call from my friend Lanette Sobel (co-founder of Fertile Earth Foundation) asking me to accompany her to Haiti. She was asked to offer her knowledge on composting and worm farming to a great agric ..

A Day in the Life

Lanette Sobel - Monday, February 15, 2010
Ever had discouragement, with a huge dollop of excitement, all rolled up into a tight ball making chaos of your stomach? That’s about as close as I can get to describing what I’m feeling at the moment. Definitely exciting. Definitely  ..