Widely recognized as the world’s foremost soil biologist, Dr. Elaine is passionate about empowering ordinary people to bring the soils in their communities back to life.
Dr. Elaine's™ Soil Food Web Approach has been used to successfully restore
the ecological functions of soils on more than five million acres of farmland all over the
world. The courses offered by Dr. Elaine's™ Soil Food Web School have been designed for people with, or without, a science background - making them accessible to individuals who wish to learn and to begin a meaningful and impactful career in an area that will help to secure the survival of humans and other species.
B.A., Biology and Chemistry, St. Olaf College
M.S., Microbiology, Texas A&M University
Ph.D., Microbiology, Colorado State University
Founder and President, Soil Food Web Inc.
Director, Soil Food Web School