The No-Till Market Garden Podcast, Karl Hammer of Vermont Compost

The No-Till Market Garden Podcast, Karl Hammer of Vermont Compost

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… and we hope you enjoy the show

Stoked to be joined by the legendary Karl Hammer of the legendary Vermont Compost Company to talk about—what else, but—compost and soil structure,

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