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This Week on Vegetable Gardening
Mike chats with Amanda Freund of CowPots who stops by the show to tell us how her family was able to find a niche market in recycling cow manure into biodegradable pots for the gardening industry.
Amanda is a 3rd generation dairy farmer. She works with 8 members of her family to manage their 3 farm businesses in Connecticut; a dairy farm, a farm market with a greenhouse and garden center and a production facility manufacturing their value added product called CowPots.
These 3 business’ working together provide important synergies; the excess nutrients (manure) produced by the farm’s dairy cows is turned into value-added, biodegradable pots which are used [...]