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Turn & Learn (NYC Compost Project)

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.

This event repeats on the 1st Wednesday of every month between 8/12/2017 and 12/7/2017.

Enjoy the fresh air and beautiful surroundings while working on the NYC Compost Project demonstration site. Learn sustainable landscape management practices and help us make compost. Bring a water bottle, wear closed-toed shoes and clothes you don’t mind getting dirty.

This event takes place on the first Wednesdays of the month from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. and on the second and third Saturdays of the month from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

The NYC Compost Project, created by the NYC Department of Sanitation (DSNY) in 1993, works to rebuild NYC’s soils by providing New Yorkers with the knowledge, skills, and opportunities they need to make and use compost locally. NYC Compost Project programs are implemented by DSNY-funded teams at seven host organizations, including Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Big Reuse, Earth Matter NY, Lower East Side Ecology Center, Queens Botanical Garden, Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden, and The New York Botanical Garden. Learn more: www.nyc.gov/compostproject

Location

Compost Demonstration Site in Snug Harbor Cultural Center Accessible
Staten Island
Directions to this location

Location Details:
at the southeast corner of campus, by the Heritage Farm

Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

Snug Harbor Cultural Center

Contact Number

(718) 425-3592

Contact Email

compost@snug-harbor.org

Categories

Education, Nature

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