Blue Soil : TRANSITORY MODEL FOR REGENERATIVE AGRICULTURE

FOOD RESILIENCY

REGENERATIVE AGRICULTURE

RESPECT OF ANIMAL RIGHTS & ETHICS

SYMBIOTIC ECONOMY

The temporality of ecosystems

ECOSYSTEM

What means ecosystem temporality?

It is the time that ecosystems need to regenerate or heal from ecocide. Nature regeneration takes time to return to its initial potential.  In the frame of food resiliency, this duration is crucial to take in consideration. Ecosystem regenerative processes depen have a different time scale compared to human time scale.

This effect is attributed not to a problem of efficiency of natural and regenerative methods, but to the slowness of the regeneration processes of the earth’s equilibrium. We pay the price for a thought disconnected from Nature and must now be patient in the emergency.”

FOOD RESILIENCY & TIME

FOOD RESILIENCY AND TIME

FOOD SECURITY

How to imemdialty feed 7.6 billions of people when our soils are depleted?

We have been working on this problem since 2014. We aim to combine in a very specific temporality and order, all symbiotic agricultural methodologies. From regenerative aquaponics, to agroecology and to agroforestry.

Regenerative Aquaponcis answer to immediat food needs while we give the time to soil microbiota and ecosystems to regenerate.

We recreat vivid soil.

3 STEPS

1. REGENERATIVE AQUAPONICS FOR IMMEDIAT FOOD PRODUCTION

Why food resiliency?

The collapse of our ecosystems leads to water scarcity and food insecurity. Searching for food resiliency is about strategy and homeland security.

During the Covid-19 crisis many countries stopped food exportation in order to preserve food resiliency on territories. However many scientific reports have stated that food security is at risk because of soil depletion.

Blue Soil and its regenerative aquaponics is one of the solution to immediatly revivify depleted soils. We are at the service of Nature regeneration and aim to develop innovative process to impulse life, respect animal rights and protect land from artificialisation.

Compared to classic aquaponics, we have develop a symbiotic aquaponics system that not only rely on regular biomimicry mechanisms but also contribuates to refertilize soil microbiota.

Our vision is to start from water culture to come back to soil culture after its revivification. Nature needs rest.

Classic Aquaponics

Aquaponics comes from the alliance between aquaculture (fish culture) & hydroponics (which consists in growing plant into water). Aquaponics uses the fish wastes as a source of natural nutrients to feed the plants. Water is permanently in recirculation between 3 tanks: fish tank, bio filter tank and a plant grow bed. The nutrients coming from the fish waste circulates through the root plant system and filter the water that comes back clean into the fish tank.

Most of the time aquaponcis focus on plant and fish production. Our vision focuses on microorganisms culture because it is simply represents the key for food production within aquaponics and soil culture.

Regenerative Aquaponics aims to highlight this symbiotic system that combines finally 3 ecosystems and provides 3 types of cultures : fish, plants and microorganisms. Those are fundamental to transform the fish waste into nutrient in aquaponics and to regenerate soil microbiota for traditional soil culture.

Aquaponics save from 80% to 90% of water per year compared to soil culture. However this purcentage fluctuates according to the climate type.

Regenerative Aquaponics

Blue Soil aims to promote regenerative aquaponics for soil regeneration. Based on water ecosystem biomimicry, we work with symbiotic and ecological concepts within our aquaponics systems settings.

Regenerative Aquaponics targets 2 goals:

1.  Immediat food resiliency

2.  Soil microbiota revivification (patented)

Tree types of cultures :

  • Clean veggies & fruits culture, 100% natural and organic
  • Fish culture
  • Microorganisms culture

As we daily control the water quality, wa can waranty water stability based on biological and biomimicry process instead of using chemicals products.

Our regenerative model is based on saving water recycling and natural waste are the by-products that we recycle into 100% fertilizer for soil.

 

ADVANTAGES

100% Natural & organic

Zero chemicals

85% water saving

Plants growth speed X 2

100% regenerative for soil

Polyculture

Abundance

shorter cycle of plant growing

DISADVANTAGES

  • Not recommended for seed production
  • Depend on electricity
 

 

 

 

2. AGROECOLOGY & PERMACULTURE

Innovative and patented process: soil revivification with regenerative aquaponics

Blue Soil, a different vision of aquaponics

BIOMIMICRY

Our innovation comes from our biomimicry processes applications. We are inspired by the natural water flow of rivers and produce a large pletora of microorganisms.

We work with natural and local methodologies that are deindexed from oil and fertilizer industries.

OXYGEN & VORTEX

Oxygenation and vortex are crucial within our aquaponics system. We consider that the water is alive and carries information.

ANIMAL WELL-BEING & RESPECT FOR LIFE

2 two fundamental values fir us.

Blue Soil promotes respectful and regenerative aquaponics model for soil-less and soil cultures.

An innovative process for soil microbiota revivification

Regenerative Aquaponics has been inspired by the famous american microbiologist Elain Ingham who works with compost tea. Based on her magnificient work we have developped an innovative process that combines aquaponics microorganism culture to regenerate soil microbiota.

Facing the food insecurity challenge reported in 2019 by the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change), we are the first to provide an innovative model designed around this urgency.

Here the IPCC report :https://www.ipcc.ch/site/assets/uploads/2019/08/2e.-Chapter-4_FINAL.pdf 

We have designed what we call Urban Food Belt and Countryside Food Belt.

Each Food Belt combines a small to medium regenerative aquaponics system and a soil area to regnerate (land, farmer land). We do not promote extra large aquaponics system as we focus on local reliency and local job empowerment.

Blue Soil is a strategic tool for cities, countriside, land and depleted soils. We implement immediat food autonomy and soil regeneration as a whole regenerative farming program for farmers & for entrepreneurial mindsets.

 To summerize we provide:

  • A transitory tool for immediat food resiliency
  • A solution for  immediat depleted soil recovery
  • A solution to stop all chemicals
  • Polyculture
  • A solution to multiply incomes
  • A solution to allow the Nature to have its own time to recover
  • A solution to create job
  • A way to impulse a new local economy

“We are the gardeners of the planet, that is our charge, as human beings. It is not to extract, it is not to destroy, it is to maintain natural interaction so that we don’t destroy our society”

Elain Ingham

 

3. AGROFORESTRY

Forest ecosystems take centuries to recover while agroforestry takes over 20 years to become productive and a resilient food system. However we must differentiate agroforestry that is a new way of farming for human food production, from a forest system, that is a natural untouched ecosystem full of biodiversity.

Agroforestry is a long term process based on tree farming for food consumtion and represent a long-term investment.

The advantages of agroforestry consists in recreating water cycle as tree roots systems faciliate water infiltration into ground water tables. In long term perspective, agroforestry and forest regeneration represent a solution to stop climate change.

Tree are the keepers of water cycle on earth.