The Scoop on Poop

The Scoop on Poop


In this episode of MOTHER EARTH NEWS and Friends our guests and I will discuss composting human manure! The in-home setup, the legalities, and how to overcome the ick factor to produce beautiful soil.  Enjoy this pun-filled discussion as we chat we learn about the scoop on poop!

Our Podcast Guests Include

Russell Mullin is Associate Editor of Mother Earth News and Managing Editor of Heirloom Gardener. He might best be described as an adventurer-gardener, treading a fine line between putting down roots and being a rolling stone.


Charlotte at the Fair

Charlotte Brunin is producer of the MOTHER EARTH NEWS and Friends Podcast. Charlotte has a small homestead where she composts, gardens, and has livestock.  She enjoys country living and self-sufficiency.


Dan Chiras

Dan Chiras, Ph.D. is an internationally renowned author and expert on green building and renewable energy. You will find Dan at most of the MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIRS either at his booth or on stage.  Dan teaches workshops on solar electricity, wind energy, passive solar design, energy efficiency, green building, natural building, and electric car conversion. Dan is founder and Director of The Evergreen Institute and President of the consulting firm, Sustainable Systems Design, Inc.

Linda Stuart is Workshop Coordinator for The Evergreen Institute and teaches workshops on raising egg-laying chickens, vegetarian cooking, canning and freezing vegetables, and organic gardening, and natural pest control. Linda cares for The Evergreen Institute's large chicken and duck flocks, sells our beef and eggs at two farmer's markets, and cares their our organic gardens.

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