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Harvest Community Garden Composting Event – Mar. 15th

Harvest Community Garden Composting Event – Mar. 15th

Harvest Community Garden Composting Event

 an Organics Recycling Committee event – sponsored in partnership by
 

March 15, 2016 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm (EST)

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What can attendees expect: Calling all Composters & Community Gardens!  You are cordially invited to participate in the Harvest Community Garden Event to help spread the word about the benefits of compost use.   You will have the opportunity to provide   samples of your compost to community gardens and share the wealth  of your Stories of assisting Floridians in growing a greener world.  From backyard gardeners, organic farmers, community gardens to agriculture giants, compost benefits us all.

Attendees can also expect to receive information during the tour of Waste Management’s (WM)  Okeechobee Organics Recycling Facility. WM’s two Florida operations will allow attendees to observe different food waste composting systems and the technology behind them, the Okeechobee Facility uses a Comp Dog aeration system with synthetic cover technology.   Participants will also have the opportunity to visit an Indiantown Organic Farm as well.

What is an ELLS?
The ELLS is a scheduled opportunity for individuals to gain education and information via a training/networking session, site or facility tour, on-site equipment demonstration, workshop, information session or structured teleconference.

About the sponsors:
 

Waste Management Waste Management, Inc. is North America’s leading provider of integrated environmental solutions. We partner with our customers and communities to manage and reduce waste from collection to disposal while recovering valuable resources and creating clean, renewable energy.

When: March 15, 2016

  • Following is the schedule for the day:
  • Okeechobee Facility Tour, Community Garden Composting Event (receive free compost samples), lunch and networking.  Travel to Indiantown Organic Farm for tour.
Where: Okeechobee Organics Recycling Facility is located at: 10800 N.E. 128th Avenue Okeechobee, FL 34973
 
Registration fee: $35 for RFT Members; $50 Non-RFT Members
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