February 8th 2014 Mother Mana teamed up with Molly and Jacob–of the The Living Soil Compost Lab– to host a hands-on workshop on Cultivating the Soil Foodweb. 20% of the proceeds were donated to the Gulfport Community Garden.
QUESTIONS ANSWERED / TOPICS COVERED:
*What is the soil foodweb?
*Why the soil foodweb may or may not be present in your growing system.
*What the plants you want to grow need in order to be productive and disease free.
*What nutrient cycling and retention is.
*How various compost and mulching methods work and enhance soil biology.
*How to build an aerobic thermal compost pile to organic standards (hands-on).