Our guest this week is Randy Ritchie, co-founder, CEO, & director of Sales & Marketing for Malibu Compost. We talk about true organic gardening methods, how Malibu Compost came to be, and much more.
Randy went from being a landscape designer to making some of the world’s best biodynamic compost. He shares his story that began by rescuing one dairy cow from the slaughterhouse.
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Here are some of the things we talked about on the podcast:
Read Rudolph Steiner’s The Agriculture Course – a 7-lecture course on biodynamics at the beginning in 1924.
Cascade Minerals – if you want to remineralize your soil, this is what Randy recommends.
Alfalfa pellets – use as an input for building compost piles, or make a mush for feeding plants directly.
Read Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring – a long-ago foretelling of what is happening now on the planet.
Add beneficial nematodes to your soil before planting. Look for SC, HB, and SF nematodes for a triple threat.