Environmental

Soil Amending 101 with Fleet Farming

Posted December 16, 2020 | By ale_bellot

Digital Education Programming Presented by the
Center for Health & Wellbeing

In this program, you’ll learn how to use different materials including the use of worm castings, biochar, compost tea, kelp meal, manure and other soil amendments. This class was led by the team at Fleet Farming, a non-profit program of IDEAS For Us. Learn more about Fleet Farming at www.FleetFarming.org

This program is presented by Caroline Chomanics, Fleet Farming program manager, and is hosted by the Winter Park Health Foundation.

About Your Program Presenter

Caroline Chomanics is a passionate horticulturalist in the Central Florida community having earned her degree in Landscape and Horticulture Technology from Valencia College and her bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies and Sustainable Urbanism from Rollins College. She developed her horticultural skills while living for four years at Nehrling Gardens, a historic botanical garden in Gotha, Florida. Since 2015, Caroline has served as program manager to Fleet Farming, an urban agriculture program that transforms lawns into farms. She also acts as chief administrative officer to IDEAS For Us, which develops, funds, and scales environmental action projects in the focus areas of energy, water, food, waste and ecology. When she is not farming, she is honored to be the gardening teacher at Inspiring Minds Day School, teaching children about the wonders of the natural world.