Luckily, the American Farmland Trust has the answer. They recently shared it with local farmers on both the North and South Forks. Edible‘s own Lindsay Morris was there to capture the “dirt.” Dig deep into her beautiful photographs.
Decorating with “No Farms No Food” banner at Halsey farm, hosts of Long Island Soil Health Field Days.
Farmer, Marilee Foster with her Soil Health packet.
Olga Vargas of NRCS and Ken Johnson of Cornell Cooperative Extension give a soil health demo.
Crates double as seating for farmers at LI Soil Health Field Days at Halsey Farm.
Farmers from the East End of Long Island board a tractor to attend a soil workshop in the field.
“Healthy Soil Pit,” used to demonstrate a soil test being conducted at Halsey Farm.
In the “healthy soil pit” with scientist Olga Vargas of NRCS, USDA.
John Halsey discusses the soil with his grandson and self professed future farmer.
In the “healthy soil pit” with soil scientist Olga Vargas of NRCS, USDA.
Dining East End farmers on Halsey Farm.
Farmers participating in the workshop on healthy soil which included lectures in the field, a barn and under a tent.
Detail of Olga Vargas of NRCS and Ken Johnson of Cornell Cooperative Extension’s soil health demo.
Farm “schwag” for participants at the LI Soil Health Field Days.
Steve Groff, guest farmer and cover crop advocate.
Farm lit at the Cornell Cooperative table.
A participating farmer from Garden of Eve.
Sunset lecture with Steve Groff, guest farmer.
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