Common Ground Radio 5/14/20: Organic Gardening Basics

Producer/Host: C.J. Walke

-Soil management and fertility
-Site selection and plant selection
-Cover crops and green manures

Caragh Fitzgerald, Associate Extension Professor in Agriculture, Maine Cooperative Extension
Caleb Goossen, Organic Crops and Conservation Specialist, MOFGA

About the host:
C.J. Walke, host of Common Ground Radio, has been involved in Maine agriculture for over 20 years and has worked in numerous capacities for the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) starting in 2006. Since 2012, C.J. has worked as farm manager for College of the Atlantic’s Peggy Rockefeller Farms in Bar Harbor, Maine, where he works with students to grow organic fruits, vegetables and livestock products. He holds degrees in park management/environment education and library science. Common Ground Radio debuted in June of 2010 and C.J. has been the show’s host since 2014.