Learn How to Compost at the Growing Center!

Have you wanted to learn about urban composting or had trouble managing a healthy compost bin? Come learn the basics of turning yard and food waste into a valuable soil amendment in one of the most rewarding ecological activities that fits well in the city. Lee Dwyer, Gardens Coordinator at Groundwork Somerville, will be leading a composting basics workshop at the Growing Center this Saturday from 12 to 1 pm. You’ll learn the basics of what to compost, how to set up a simple worm bin, and how to run two different styles of outdoor bins, using the Growing Center as an outdoor classroom!

Suggested donation $5; all materials provided. Workshop will be canceled only in the event of heavy rain or snow. The Growing Center is located at 22 Vinal Ave. in Somerville, near Union Square.

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Those worms do a lot of good for a lot of people when they are just trying to help themselves.

    March 23, 2013

  • Erin

    It was a nice group and a very informative session.

    March 23, 2013

  • mary

    been composting for awhile but learned some new things today!! Chilly weather but warm company!

    March 23, 2013

  • Carol

    I may have a conflict but I am looking forward to being there.

    March 22, 2013

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