Biochar is produced by burning organic matter in the absence of oxygen, biochar adds critical carbon to soil, which in turn helps promote healthy microbial growth, water retention and soil fertility. Miller Soils diverts biomass waste from forests and sawmills to our facilities in the Pacific Northwest and Rocky Mountain West where it’s converted into biochar. The material (biochar) is then blended with rich soil at varying levels to create the perfect mix based on specific plant requirements. By using eradicated trees that would normally act as fuel waiting for a fire we actively promote forest restoration and fire mitigation, which we see as highly beneficial to our shared ecology. The benefits of Miller’s Soils’ use of biochar begin to take effect long before our soil ever reaches pots, gardens and fields across the country.