Compost Mulching on the No Till Market Farm: EP47

The Ag Engineering podcast is a conversation with small scale fruit and vegetable farmers to discuss tools, tips or techniques to improve the sustainability of your farm. In this episode, we visit with Patrick Sullivan of Ananda Gardens (  to talk about how he uses compost on his no-till market farm.

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1:45 Overview of heavily mulching

4:11 Distributing the compost 

11:15 Tractor use and solarizing

18:21 Biggest take away of using this system

24:59 Annual cost of compost

27:24 Labor reduction benefit

29:56 Making your own compost

35:27 Setting up your farm from the start

39:49 Final thoughts

Recommended Books

No-Till Intensive Vegetable Culture by Brian O’Hara

The Organic No-Till Farming Revolution: High-Production Methods for Small-Scale Farmers

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