Supporting Our Region's Producers
Soil Mapping and Soil Sample Collection
April 7 & 14
Soil Club is a ongoing initiative with Kootenay and Boundary market gardeners to investigate soil management practices and share experiences for nutrient management. On April 7 & 14, commercial market gardeners at two local farms to mapped sample collection and collect samples for lab analysis. In-field discussions will focused on how to develop a farm-level soil sample collection strategy and variability in local agricultural soils.
Guest speaker/facilitator: Dr. Bill Chapman is a former research soil scientist with over 30 years experience with soil nutrient sampling and management. Bill and his wife Louisa are also a market gardeners in Tarrys, BC where they practice sustainable, regenerative agriculture on ten acres.