David Fisher of Natural Roots Farm in Conway, MA will discuss the soil building and cropping cycle over a two-year period. David will orient the “field tour” around his five-part fertility program, which includes extensive cover cropping, compost application, soil testing and a customized mineral-based fertilizer blend, pre-plant fertilization and foliar crop feeding.
David will also discuss seed inoculants, side-dressing and drenches for transplanting. Participants will learn about weed management techniques and using draft horses for fieldwork.
$10 to $20 sliding scale fee.