Composting

The compost pile is alive! Unbeknownst to the naked eye, a compost pile is filled with millions of microorganisms breaking down organic matter. My job as the assistant compost manager at the Furman Farm is to maintain an environment suitable for the microorganisms to thrive; in turn, creating a beautiful, rich pile of compost. A suitable environment consists of the correct ratio of food, water, … Continue reading Composting