Soil and Spoke has partnered with Lola Bird Farms

 in Clio, MI to offer organic, chicken assisted composting. LolaBird Farms has 25 all organic chickens that scratch, tear and work the compost each day. Our Hens feast on high-protein bugs, microbes and fresh sprouts created from the organic matter in the compost as it decomposes. The quality of the eggs is exceptional and the health and well-being of our Hens is outstanding. They love working the compost, it keeps them busy and provides nutrients and warmth in the winter.

What is composting?

Composting is the natural process of breaking down organic materials into a rich soil. Any waste that was once alive can be added to your compost pile, including fruits, vegetables, garden pruning, grass clippings, dry leaves, eggshells, tissues, paper towels, coffee grinds, tea bags and more. See a full list HERE.

Why Should You Compost?

  1. Composting helps recycle organic material and food scraps that would otherwise go to the dump, thus cutting down on waste.

  2. Compost helps establish a healthy ecosystem in your yard by feeding microorganisms that can in turn feed insects, which in turn feed birds, bats, and other garden helpers.

  3. Compost provides an excellent supply of rich, nutritious fertilizer for plants.

  4. Composting is cost effective, saving you money each year on chemical fertilizers and other amendments.

  5. Using compost ensures that plants live healthier and longer.

Organic Compost