Growing BIG Vegetables Using Compost Tea October 1, 2012 by The Permaculture Research Institute & filed under Compost, Fungi, Soil Biology, Soil Composition, Soil Rehabilitation, Food Plants - Annual, Plant Systems I’ve personally seen produce growing quite large in far northern latitude places like Alaska and Norway, where the summer sun goes around and around and around, giving plants a gentle but steady application of solar goodness. But, the vegetables in this video go even further…. This Alaskan gentleman has been breaking size records with his additions of aerated compost teas. His methods result in tasty, healthy, high-brix vegetables that repel insect attacks. P.S. To learn more about these methods, check out one of Paul Taylor’s Sustainable Soil Management courses in our courses section.