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ISBN: 9781603583473
Year Added to Catalog: 2010
Book Format: Paperback
Dimensions: 6 x 9
Number of Pages: 96
Book Publisher: Chelsea Green
Release Date: March 29, 2011
Web Product ID: 602

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by Grace Gershuny

Part of the NOFA Guides series.

Information on composting techniques, including:

  • Principles and biology of composting
  • Temperature, aeration, and moisture control
  • Composting methods
  • Materials (additives and inoculants, biodynamic preparations)
  • About costs (site preparation, equipment, labor and time)
  • What do you do with it? And when is it finished?
  • Compost tea and other brewed microbial cultures
  • Compost and the law

With extended appendices including a recipe calculator, potting-mix recipes, and a sample compost production budget sheet


About the Author

Grace Gershuny

Grace Gershuny, in addition to her position on the staff of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Organic Program, has worked for many years as an educator, organizer, and market gardener. She is nationally known in the alternative agriculture movement, is the author of Start With the Soil and co-author of The Rodale Book of Composting. She is on the faculties of the Institute for Social Ecology and Goddard College, and lives in Barnet, Vermont.

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