Urban Farming: Soil Fertility Going Beyond Compost

13 Aug 2017
8:00-9:30am

Urban Farming: Soil Fertility Going Beyond Compost

Urban farms on small in-ground plots and raised planters offer significant challenges for long-term soil fertility and plant health that can not be cured by compost alone. This panel discussion will review the basics of soil testing and compare various methods for managing urban soils for long-term success.

Jess Bloomer: Groundwork Somerville, Program Director and Farm Manager, South St Farm.
Michelle de Lima: Trustees of Reservations, Engagement Manager, Boston Community Gardens.
Clay Larsen: