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Episode 174. Solarization, Biosolarization, and the Pandemic

In this episode, Martin Guerena, a sustainable agriculture specialist based at NCAT’s Western Regional Office in Davis, California, speaks with Alex Ellison of Castlerock Farm in Walnut Creek, California. The conversation includes a description of the Castlerock Farm operation as well as the initial results and challenges of Castlerock’s trials in solarization and biosolarization. Alex also describes the COVID-19 pandemic’s effect on the farm.

For more information on this topic, contact Martin Guerena directly via email at marting@ncat.org.

Related ATTRA Resources:

Soil Solarization and Biosolarization

Tips for Selling at: Roadside Stands

Market Gardening: A Start-Up Guide

Other Resources:

Castlerock Farm

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