Don't Bag it... Compost It!!

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer
Funds awarded in 1994: $2,100.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1995
Region: Northeast
State: Vermont
Project Leader:


  • Vegetables: beans, cucurbits, peas (culinary)


  • Crop Production: fertilizers
  • Production Systems: organic agriculture
  • Soil Management: composting, soil analysis, soil quality/health

    Proposal summary:

    To assist in the reduction of solid waste in our landfills and reduce the use of expensive fertilizers by composting leaves to use as a fertilizer in my organic vegetable garden.

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