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Understanding, Building, & Maintaining Soil Health – workshop


This workshop for farmers and home gardeners will cover the basics of soil health, including SC Soils 101, soil sampling techniques, interpreting soil test results, and using cover crops to improve soil health in both home gardens and commercial vegetable operations. We will also tour City Roots Farm and learn about their soil building practices.

Thursday, June 1st
9AM – 2:30PM

City Roots Farm
1005 Airport Rd
Columbia, SC 

Registration (includes local lunch by Spotted Salamander): https://carolinafarmstewards.z2systems.com/eventReg.jsp?event=832&

  • $15 Carolina Farm Stewardship Association Members (log in before registering to receive your member discount, or call 919.542.2402)
  • $20 Non-members
  • Registration deadline is May 26. Cancellations and refund requests will be accepted until the registration deadline.


Dr. Dara Park, Soil and Water Specialist, Clemson University

Gena Moore, Organic Research Coordinator, CFSA

David Robb, Program Associate, Clemson University

Eric McClam, Owner, City Roots Farm 

Sponsored by the Carolina Farm Stewardship Association, Richland Soil and Water Conservation District, City Roots Farm, and Clemson Sustainable Agriculture.

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