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Eating Dirt

Restaurant Unveils $110 Menu With Dirt As Star Ingredient

Posted 01.22.2013 | Home

While there are many examples of humans eating dirt throughout history -- perhaps due to certain disorders or out of necessity -- dirt is not typicall...

Why You Should Add Dirt To Your Diet

New York Times | Posted 06.21.2012 | Home

Over 7,000 strong and growing, community farmers' markets are being heralded as a panacea for what ails our sick nation. The smell of fresh, earthy go...

Eating Dirt: The Next Big Thing?

WebEcoist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

At one time, all farmers knew the easiest way to test and correct the pH of their farm's soil: they tasted it. While it's something of a lost art now,...

Babies Know Better: A Little Dirt Is Good For You

nytimes.com | JANE E. BRODY | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

In studies of what is called the hygiene hypothesis, researchers are concluding that organisms like the millions of bacteria, viruses and especially w...