Long Island Soil Health Field Day

  • Wednesday, November 1, 2017, 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Learn practical ways to enhance soil health, improve farm productivity, and protect water quality using compost.

  • Introduction to the benefits & challenges of utilizing compost
  • Proper siting & management of compost piles
  • What is good compost?
  • Composting application equipment displays
  • How to make your own compost!

Expert Speakers:

  • Sandy Menasha, Vegetable/Potato Specialist, CCE Suffolk County
  • Jean Bonhotal, Director, Cornell Waste Management Institute
  • Liz Camps, NRCS
  • Corey Humphrey, Suffolk County SWCD
  • Ken Johnson, Suffolk County SWCD

Farmer Compost Panel Featuring:

  • Phil Schmitt, Schmitt Family Farm
  • Fred Lee, Sang Lee Farms
  • Clark McComb, Briermere Farm


Harbes Family Farm - Harbes Vineayard Wine Barn
715 Sound Avenue, Mattituck


Space is limited so reserve your spot today! Pre-registration closes October 25th!

Online: www.farmland.org/LIHealthySoil
Phone: Peconic Land Trust (631)-283-3195 x30
Email: Jessie Marcus jmarcus@peconiclandtrust.org


Registration fee only $20 -Includes Brunch Buffet