The Thriving Farmer Podcast

61. Karl Hammer on Enriching Your Farm From the Ground Up

av The Thriving Farmer Podcast | Publicerades 3/17/2020

Where does one begin to crack the mystery of producing the most enriching, potent, and fertile compost around?  Vermont’s own Karl Hammer joins us today to shed some light on this multi-millennium-spanning mystery. Karl began experimenting with composting and field soil management on his Vershire, Vermont hill farm in the 1970s. Well over 40 years later, the operations of Vermont Compost Company have been refined to an art and a science.

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If you’re looking to build a profitable farm that works, The Thriving Farmer Podcast is for you. Learn the latest tricks and strategies from successful farmers, strategize with in-depth interviews with leaders in the industry, and connect with stories of farmers just like you. With over 15 years of farming background, your host Michael Kilpatrick has the experience and authority to bring you practical advice, ask the hard questions, tease out the gold nuggets, and help share what it’s really like to build a truly profitable, sustainable farm. In the interviews, we focus on building farms that last, setting up your systems, knowing your customers, building your team, and treading that ever-challenging work/family/life balance.