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Composting to Build Soil & Fertility on Your Scale

  • Urban Edge Farm 35 Pippin Orchard Road Cranston, RI, 02921 United States (map)

About: Rich Pederson, steward of Southside Community Land Trust’s City Farm, will discuss the intensive food-scrap composting system he has perfected over his 15 years as an urban farmer in Providence. City Farm is the top food-scrap composter in Providence, and No. 2 in the state. Bryan O’Hara of Tobacco Road Farm will present his best practices for building compost in a quantity that serves a handful of acres of intensive vegetable production. His no-till, year-round vegetable farm has grown famous in our region for its success for more than two decades. This event is outside, please dress for the weather. Free, but registration is required.