Karl Hammer on The Ruminant Podcast

The Ruminant Podcast

The Ruminant Podcast, hosted by market gardener Jordan Marr, is a compelling collection of interviews bringing a diverse and holistic selection of farm and food related ideas to farmers, gardeners, and growers. In this podcast Jordan speaks with small-scale, innovative farmers, food experts, and other contemporaries in the realms of sustainable agriculture, animal husbandry, agribusiness, health, and countless other fields intersecting with the popular trends in our ever evolving food system. Each week a skill set is explained by a seasoned producer, experiences are shared of success and failure, or a current event is analyzed by an individual with insight into what it will take to make big changes to the current state of agriculture in our world.

In episode 105, Jordan speaks with Vermont Compost Company President and Founder, Karl Hammer, about the complexities and relationships found within living soils. The conversation focuses on utilizing wood in soil systems and the management of fertility in bio-intensive market gardens.

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May 3, 2019, 10 a.m.


Darby Weaver