The Soil Underground

  • The Future of Food

    Spice, a name often linked to food in the Cleveland sphere, has created splendid dishes with local ingredients for over a decade. Therefore it's no...
  • Starting Seeds

    Wanting to start your seeds from home this year? Here are some tips!
  • Planning for the Farm Dream

    Eric and Annabel of Bay Branch Farm in Cleveland, Ohio are full time farmers, but it didn't start that way. They had a plan that navigated them through savings, standard jobs, and creative incomes.

    The former software developer and recruiter followed their plan through innumerable lessons. 

    Their plan continues to evolve and allows them ownership of their own lives, as well as the ability to create life through the planting of a seed and nourishment of a neighborhood.  

    Check out this blog post to learn more about this thoughtful duo and Bay Branch Farm.

  • Birdsong Farm: Revitalizing Soil through No-Till Farming

    Matt Herbruck of Birdsong Farm has been following certified organic practices for decades. See how he revitalized his approach with no-till growing.
  • Frayed Knot Farm: Regenerative Flower Farming

    Frayed Knot Farm is located 30 miles east of downtown Cleveland and grows over 100 varieties of annual and perennial flowers and foliage on less than an acre.

    Using hand scale and regenerative farming practices, the flowers produced and foraged are offered in CSA bouquet subscriptions, wholesale to florists, for events and workshops.

    Check out this blog post to learn more about Emily and her regenerative flower farm.

  • River Plant Co. & House

    Looking to bring some life into your Home for the Holidays?! Check out our partners at River Plant Co. in Rocky River, Ohio. Not only do they provide beautiful and robust living plants for your home or office. They also have unique gifts and accessories, party rentals, and support small, local businesses.
  • Overwintering

    Overwintering takes practice, luck, and consistent weather, but a fresh salad in December is worth the effort!
  • Microgreens: Seed to Salad in 7 days

    Microgreens are fantastic for a number of reasons.  First they are super nutritious with bursts of vitamins and beta-carotene.  Second, they make y...
  • Putting Your Garden to Bed

    Putting your garden to bed simply means preparing your growing space for winter, priming for success come the spring planting season. It's a sure-fire way to promote soil health and lead to a successful gardening season. 
  • Fall Planting

    Has the summer gotten away from you? There's still time to plant for a bountiful fall harvest!
  • Time to Debate The Meaning of Infrastructure

    All infrastructure is a political, economic, and environmental investment. It either advances equity or deteriorates it. Let's have a conversation about the kind of infrastructure we should be promoting and the kinds we should be combating.
  • Co-Founder Interviewed on CLE Foodcast

    One of our co-founders, Daniel Brown, was recently interviewed on the CLE Foodcast to discuss the work here at Tilth and the importance of the work...