Here is a list of books Karl things every aspiring farmer, composter, plantsperson, or soil steward should look into. They have been important resources in developing Karl's philosophical and practical approaches to life and business. Farmers of Forty Centuries: Permanent Agriculture in China, Korea…
All ingredients used in Vermont Compost Company products have been approved for certified organic production. Our composting process meets the National Organic Program (NOP) standard requirements and our products are approved for organic use by Vermont Organic Farmers (VOF), the certification branch…
Karl Hammer on The Ruminant Podcast
The Ruminant Podcast, hosted by market gardener Jordan Marr, is a compelling collection of interviews bringing a diverse and holistic selection of farm and food related ideas to farmers, gardeners, and growers.
Karl Hammer on The No Till Market Garden Podcast
The No Till Market Garden Podcast with Farmer Jesse Frost brings together some of the great agricultural minds in modern farming to discuss the possibilities, benefits, and challenges associated with No Till production.
Farmer to Farmer Podcast with Karl Hammer
Karl Hammer on Microbes, Carbon, and the Compost Connection: tap into the history of Vermont Compost Company from Karl’s start as a young boy shoveling manure in Vershire, Vermont to its modern-day national distribution, with plenty of detours into soil, society, and the potential for great compost to catalyze the recapture of carbon on farmland.