How farmers use compost to fertilise the soil – with farmer Emily

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Emily teaches you about how farmers like her use compost from your garden on her farm.

The compost acts as a soil conditioner and helps to put nitrogen, potassium, and phosphate in the soil, which helps crops to grow.

About Emily and her farm

Emily farms with her family in Essex at Foxes Farm. She produces ‘Kids Learn on the Farm’ videos to educate families about farming.

You can watch more of Emily’s videos here, and subscribe to her YouTube channel here.


Discover more fun activities and videos by farmers and chefs in our #LockdownLearning Hub.