Tuesday, March 22, 2016 by Martin Mavis
In this episode, you will learn how a family has converted 1.5 acres of grass, weeds and trash into a productive organic farm t hat produces 25% of the food the family eats and is growing to increase that number.
John will take you on a tour of this farm, sharing with you all the major areas of the farm including: Composting Area, Seed Starting Area, Fertilizer Area, Garden Bed Area, Fruit Tree Orchard, and much, much more.
You will discover how this family farm doesn’t use plastic to start its seeds to grow baby plant starts, but instead uses homemade wooden crates with a soil blocker.
You will also learn how this family makes it own fertilizer by using a special plant that they grow on site: confrey.