Farmer Chuck Wooster sketches out what it means to have a carbon management facility, aka large compost pile, at Sunrise Farm in Hartford, Vermont. "I think people have this idea of carbon is carbon and carbon is all bad. And they miss the nuance that it's the additional carbon that's bad. Carbon is what drives the ecosystem."
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