Learn about how Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms is working to develop vegetable farming systems that eliminate synthetic fertilizers, increase soil water holding capacity, and stimulate soil microbial activity all while sequestering more carbon. Chatfield Farms Director Larry Vickerman and Farm Manager Phil Cordelli will provide an overview of soil management and detail experiences from their first full season of minimal-till vegetable growing. Also hear a Community Update from Emily Hestness of United States Botanic Garden.