Kristin Pool

Small Farms Program (Former)

Content by Kristin Pool

Compost Discovered

Composting is a common practice on many farms. While it may seem straight forward, on-farm composting is a complex process with several benefits and some potential pitfalls. The optimal composting...

By Kristin Pool, | Article

Fiddlehead Farm: A New Take on the Multi-generational Family Farm

I first met Katie Coppoletta in January 2010, when she walked into the classroom for the first day of Growing Farms , OSU’s beginning farmer training course. For eight weeks she came into class every...

By Kristin Pool, | Article

Growing Farms: Successful Whole Farm Management Grows Farmers

Today, more and more beginning farmers are drawn to farming as a career that allows them an opportunity to combine their occupational and personal life goals. Growing Farms: Successful Whole Farm...

By Kristin Pool, | Article