The Ag Engineering podcast is a conversation with small scale fruit and vegetable farmers to discuss tools, tips or techniques to improve the sustainability of your farm. In this episode we visit with Kyle Doda and Betsy Simpson of 1000 Stone Farm (https://www.1000stonefarm.com/) to talk about their use of caterpillar tunnels, how they built them, and their experiences past the shoulder seasons.
2:02 How are you utilizing Cat Tunnels?
6:21 Built or bought? Built.
– Growing peas inside
– Early greens
11:09 Cost vs. benefits of home built
– Use in the winter
– Have 20’ Between tunnels
13:23 Winter Use
15:33 How to make a 200’ tunnel
18:37 Weed management between bows
19:40 Crop rotation or not?
13:04 How did you learn about them?
– They first learned about Cat Tunnels from Fair Share Farm on Instagram