David Vose, an organic farmer, shares his experience of building a living soil, growing crops and rearing animals in the desert. He emphasizes the importance of understanding underlying principles of agronomy and applying them to achieve success in farming. David believes that the desert has some unique advantages for farming, such as greater control over access to fields, more sunny days and flat land. He describes how he makes his own compost by blending green waste, leaves, manure, and minerals and then spreads it uniformly on the beds to grow crops. David also talks about the importance of observing changes in plants and building colonies of microbes in the soil.
Sara Dolan, the General Manager of Blue Sky Organic Farms, shares her experience of rearing goats and growing crops. She believes that there is a sense of peace that comes with being around animals. Sara describes goats as the best class clown that there was, with their ability to jump, twist, turn, and the best ears. She emphasizes the need to smile when around goats. Overall, both David and Sara share their passion for organic farming and their love for animals.
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