Plant & Soil Health Consultant
Joel Williams is an independent plant and soil health educator and consultant; a healthy soils advocate and passionate presenter on soil biology, plant nutrition and integrated approaches of sustainable farming. Joel studied a Bachelor of Agricultural Science in Australia specialising in plant and soil dynamics and he has a keen interest in managing microbial ecology and crop & soil nutrition to optimise plant immunity, soil function and carbon sequestration. He has worked more recently throughout Europe with both conventional and organic farming systems where he integrates soil chemical & biological assessments, along with plant nutritional analyses as a joined-up strategy for managing crop production. He has a passion for teaching and sharing both scientific and practical knowledge on agroecological growing practices and he is currently on sabbatical in Canada finishing an MSc in Food Policy and authoring a book on the links between soil and plant nutrition, microbiomes and plant immunity.