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Compost and Vermicompost 101 Hosted by Urban Growers Collective.

Compost and Vermicompost 101 Hosted by Urban Growers Collective Saturday, May 4th at 1 PM – 4 PM 9000 S Mackinaw Ave, Chicago, IL 60617-4437, United States ticket Tickets www.brownpapertickets.com Participants will learn how to develop a comprehensive and sustainable growing system that can grow food with a consistent and affordable supply of fertility. We will show participants how to manage a small-scale compost system. Participants will discuss collection of waste streams in the city or on the farm. We will also teach the basics of Vermicomposting and will construct and explain how to maintain a worm bin. The on farm use of vermicomposting as a fertilizer will be a focus and how to use it for generating cash from those who want an excellent, organic fertilizer or compost teas. After learning the fundamentals, we will focus on building beds, direct seeding and transplanting techniques. Saturday, May 4, 2019, Compost 1:00pm-4:00pm South Chicago Farm, 9000 S Mackinaw Ave, Chicago IL 60617 Cost: $75.00 Tickets here: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4056992 We do not want financial barriers to prevent anyone from attending our events. Please reach out for scholarships and work exchange opportunities: (773) 376-8882 or info@urbangrowerscollective.org
  • Saturday May 4, at 1 PM – 4 PM
  • 9000 S Mackinaw Ave, Chicago, IL 60617-4437,
  • Participants will learn how to develop a comprehensive and sustainable growing system that can grow food with a consistent and affordable supply of fertility. We will show participants how to manage a small-scale compost system. Participants will discuss collection of waste streams in the city or on the farm. We will also teach the basics of Vermicomposting and will construct and explain how to maintain a worm bin. The on farm use of vermicomposting as a fertilizer will be a focus and how to use it for generating cash from those who want an excellent, organic fertilizer or compost teas. After learning the fundamentals, we will focus on building beds, direct seeding and transplanting techniques.

    Saturday, May 4, 2019, Compost 1:00pm-4:00pm
    South Chicago Farm, 9000 S Mackinaw Ave, Chicago IL 60617
    Cost: $75.00

    Tickets here: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4056992

    We do not want financial barriers to prevent anyone from attending our events. Please reach out for scholarships and work exchange opportunities: (773) 376-8882 or info@urbangrowerscollective.org

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