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Join the Bloom Sales Team!

November 17, 2022|Categories: News|

Join the Bloom dream team! Bloom is recruiting for a new part-time temp position for a sales and marketing associate to support the team's sales and marketing efforts. The work will be initially focused on research to help focus our sales efforts on fruitful opportunities. The ideal candidate would be a

Photo of the Month: Capital Area Food Bank

November 17, 2022|Categories: News|

This beautiful fall cornucopia comes courtesy of the Capital Area Food Bank, a DC nonprofit providing equitable access to food and opportunity to people struggling with hunger and food security. "We have had great success growing food and flowers with Bloom at the Capital Area Food Bank’s Urban Demonstration Garden!

Customer of the Month: Trott’s Produce

November 17, 2022|Categories: News|

Farming is one of the hardest and most important occupations there is, so Bloom is happy when it hears from farmers like Joseph Bylan of Trott’s Produce that our product has made their job easier. “My grandfather, who started this farm in 1969, used to say our land was worn out,

Bloom Featured on PBS Viewpoint

November 17, 2022|Categories: News|

Bloom users, including our very own Holly Kiser, farm specialist, and home gardeners Dick and Linda Hall, are featured in a new PBS Viewpoint special on the benefits of biosolids. Hosted by actor Dennis Quaid, the Viewpoint segment is appearing nationwide on local PBS stations throughout November and can also be

Bloom Featured in Wired Magazine

October 06, 2022|Categories: News|

Bloom was in the news yet again this month, in a piece for Wired magazine entitled "US Cities Are Recycling Trees and Poop to Make Compost," by Bryn Nelson. The article talks about how cities like Washington, DC are using recycled wastewater in the form of biosolids to regreen

Bloom Featured in MarketWatch: Best New Ideas in Money podcast

September 25, 2022|Categories: News|

Bloom made headlines again this September, being featured in the Dow Jones podcast MarketWatch: Best New Ideas in Money, hosted by reporter Charles Passy and economist Stephanie Kelton. In an episode entitled Are we wasting our waste?, the podcast covered the rich opportunities in recycling human waste, generating fertilizer,

Bloom Products Granted USDA Biobased Certification

August 30, 2022|Categories: News|

Bloom is pleased to announce its full line of products have been approved for the USDA certified biobased product designation. Biobased products are derived from plants and other renewable agricultural, marine, and forestry materials. They generally provide an alternative to conventional petroleum derived products and include a diverse range

Bloom Granted Label Recognizing “Slowly Available Phosphate”

August 30, 2022|Categories: News|

Bloom's label will soon get an update to formally recognize the slow release nature of its phosphorus. The change comes on the back of recently approved lab methods to verify the water-extractable phosphate (WEP) in carbon-based products like Bloom. Of the 1.5% phosphorus claimed on the Bloom label, only .05%