By Eve Andrews

Ask Umbra

I opened the Umbra inbox to find a question from our new intern and recent Seattle transplant, Zoya: How does compost work?

Zoya! Don’t be shy! Just ask me in person! But actually don’t, because I can’t answer it, and thinking about the mysteries of the composting process fills me with visceral distress. You throw a bunch of old food in a bin and hope, through the magic of decomposition, that it becomes something that enriches soil.

Clearly, I did not have a very productive science education. I have, however, had a long and varyingly productive career trying …read more
Source: Grist

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