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Will Bonsall Workshops & Luncheon

  • NEC Concord 62 North Main Street Concord, NH, 03301 United States (map)

"Using Forest Residues to Build Soil Tilth Sustainably and Sequester Carbon" 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Mother Nature doesn't build and maintain soil fertility by moving tons of stuff around, but rather uses what's already there to generate even more. Forest residues are far more sustainable humus-creators than manures or mined supplement; it's all in how you use them.

"Keeping Minerals Within the Soil Cycle" 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Minerals - Whence and Whither? How sustainable is a system which relies on regular inputs from mining and manufacturing, with a huge carbon footprint? Can we mend the broken circles to make our farms and gardens truly organic?

Will Bonsall is a subsistence farmer and author from Maine. He has written an eco-novel Through the Eyes of a Stranger, and the recently-released Will Bonsall Essential Guide to Radical Self-Reliant Gardening. He is the director of the Scatterseed Project and co-founder of the Grassroots Seed Network.

Learn more or purchase Will's book here: 

Join NOFA-NH, New England College, Kearsarge Food Hub, and MainStreet BookEnds as we welcome Will Bonsall back to Concord, NH for these free workshops and lunch on Sunday, June 18, 2017.

Earlier Event: June 17
Sweet Beet Market Open
Later Event: June 18
Sweet Beet Market Open