Urban Soil Scientist
Location: A vacant lot, Bronx, NY
Featuring: Richard Shaw
Richard has conducted soil survey activities for the Natural Resource Conservation Service in New Jersey & New York since 1996. His assistance includes compiling soil maps, training sessions, workshops, and lectures, conducting onsite investigations one nearly one hundred urban farms, community and school gardens in the New York metropolitan area. He also does occasional "soil shops" in selected neighborhoods to test soils for gardeners, homeowners, and concerned residents.