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2021 at the Organic Compound

Uncategorized Jan 01, 2022
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2021 at the Organic Compound

Before the calendar clicks into a new year it always seems like time stands still. A flood of memories comes trickling down as you look back at another year. A little bit of “oh God time flies,” “we didn’t get to that” or “wow we are so blessed” pops up in our thoughts. Here on the homestead we seem to measure ourselves by the growing season. Our reflections are often tied to the land and our farm goals.

In 2021 we had quite the experience as we completed our first year of parenthood, gathered our biggest harvest ever, took...

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Regeneration Conversations: Episode 3 featuring Mark Shepard and Johann Rinkens

Uncategorized Feb 15, 2021

Regeneration gets challenged with another conversation.

Once again, we asked the question to our friends in the farming community.

What is Regenerative?

The answers continue to inspire us.

In Episode 3 we get the privilege of hearing from  Mark Shepard and Johann Rinkens.

Mark Shepard is a leader in the regenerative agriculture movement. Author of the award-winning book, Restoration Agriculture: Real-World Permaculture for Farmers, Mark has had boots on the ground in the real world of restoring our planets food systems with his grounded approach to food production...

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It all starts with the SOIL: Short Film

Uncategorized Oct 06, 2020

 Here it is, the full interview with Jared Luhman, Soil Health Lead from the Sustainable Farming Association.

This soil sampling adventure is brought to you by Kiss The Ground and Sustainable Farming Association as a part of the KTG Farmland Program. We are working with these organizations to assess, test and document the soil health across the farm here. Kiss the Ground will be writing up a report on the results sometime this fall/winter and we look forward to sharing the results with you and working with Jared Luhman to discuss the findings to better understand...

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We were accepted into Kiss The Ground's Farmland Program!

Uncategorized Sep 24, 2020

When it comes to making soil health the story of the century, Kiss The Ground is leading the way! That's why we couldn't be more excited to announce to you that we were accepted into their Farmland Program at the beginning of this year. Back in 2018 we took one of their first ever Soil Advocate trainings and have been keeping an eye on them and many other leaders in the soil health and regenerative spaces since we got interested in this beautiful way of life.

Our journey into soil health started when we opened our home up to a small communal garden, which has since...

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Happy Hazel's 2020 Hazelnut Harvest

Uncategorized Sep 16, 2020

So grateful for our friends and family who joined us for this years hazelnut harvest! Gathering to co create a regenerative future is a blessing in our lives and your support means the world to us. Glad you got to meet our sweet baby Hazel Rose. She appreciates all your hard work and dedication to the planet.


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Live In The Garden at the Organic Compound | May2020 | Beats By Izwel.

Uncategorized May 20, 2020

Wondering what we have been up to this spring?

Tired of the boring photo stream?

Well, we have some fresh picked beats live from the garden at the Organic Compound for you to chew on. We had the opportunity to work with mastermind beat maker Izwel and he took some samples from our garden videos from the past week and created this mind bending audio scape. This video is our dream combination of art, music and regeneration! So, sharpen your blades and get ready for some chop and drop, wet your plants hip-hop.

Want beats for your project?

Contact Izwel at:...

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Regeneration Conversations: Episode 2 featuring Jeff Moyer and Pat Kerrigan


Regeneration grows with another conversation.

Once again, we asked the question to our friends in the farming community.

What is Regenerative?

The answers continue to inspire us.

In Episode 2 we get the privilege of hearing from Jeff Moyer and Pat Kerrigan.

Jeff Moyer is a world-renowned authority in organic agriculture. His expertise includes organic crop production systems with a focus on weed management, cover crops, crop rotations, equipment modification and use, and facilities design. Patrick Kerrigan is the Retail Education Coordinator for Organic Consumers...

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Regeneration Conversations: Episode 1 featuring Gary Zimmer & Andre Leu


Regeneration starts with a conversation.

So we asked a question to the global farming community.

What is Regenerative?

The answers we got are about to set the record straight.

In Episode 1 we get the privilege of hearing from Gary Zimmer & André Leu.

Gary Zimmer is Founder and Chief Visionary Officer of Midwestern BioAg. Known as the “father” of biological agriculture, Zimmer is an internationally known author, speaker, and consultant. André Leu is the international director of Regeneration International, formerly the president of...

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How My Story is Helping Us to Build Our Homesteading Dreams


My name is Wil Crombie.

I’m a filmmaker, graphic designer and digital marketer.

I believe in the power of storytelling.

This is my story. I harness the power of the digital realms to paint a picture of a sustainable future, regenerative ecosystems, and the potential for a healthy planet and thriving people. I do this work for businesses and nonprofits. I share their stories of hope for a brighter future.

I’m also a farmer, a regenerative farmer. The kind that plants trees, tends to bees and lets the animals run free. Well, that’s the dream job anyways.

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From a Small Garden to a Regenerative Revolution: The Story of the Organic Compound

What started as a small communal garden has transformed into a thriving farm and homestead centered around regenerative living. The seed was planted when our founder Wil Crombie started tending the homestead where he was raised. By 2012 the land got its name and the Organic Compound was established. Friends began gathering and started a small garden in the yard, laying the groundwork for this seed to grow. Each year since has been filled with it’s own milestones of reclamation, transformation and deep connection. By 2014 the group had outgrown the garden and...

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