Karl first joined the Little Rock Urban Farming team from 2012 to 2013 as an apprentice after graduating from Hendrix College. He went on to start his own backyard mini-farm, manage a community garden, go through Master Gardener training and work on the Governor’s Mansion Vegetable Garden project. In 2016, Karl returned to LRUF as Farm Manager and Chief Mischief-Maker. Additionally, he was the Program Manager for the Southern Center for Agroecology, a non-profit organization focused on strengthening our local food system through education and applied research. Special topics of interest for Karl: soil remineralization, post-harvest nutrient loss, maintaining earthworm-friendly garden beds, farm profitability, and fermentation.