This workshop series gives farmers and gardeners all the information, techniques, tools, and support necessary to produce cutting-edge, maximum quality, optimum vitality crops in the Northeast. These workshops draw on cutting-edge research and long-proven techniques to build the ideal soil environment for crop growth and production. This series also takes growers step-by-step through the principles, practices and materials to optimize crop health and growth. The essential premise is that if all environmental factors are ideal for a growing crop, it will perform to its fullest DNA potential. An ideal environment gives plants the resources and opportunity to thrive. Thus, nutrients will be at their peak, yields optimum, pests and disease minimal.