Compost at Home! ¡Taller del Compostaje Casero! Sign Up for Free, Virtual Home Composting Workshops

Date: 30 Aug 2023 | posted in: Composting | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

There’s never been a better time for home composting. Sign up for one of our 1-hour virtual home composting workshops this September. One workshop is offered in Spanish.… Read More

Webinar: Compost and Jumping Worms: What to Know

Date: 25 Aug 2023 | posted in: Composting | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Jumping worms are invasive earthworms that rapidly degrade soil quality and destabilize local ecosystems. They can be easily introduced to your farm or garden via compost, mulch, or seedlings. This webinar will cover the latest research about jumping worms, best practices for preventing contamination, and specific strategies for on-farm and other composters. … Read More

Webinar: Compost and the FDA Produce Safety Rule

Date: 14 Aug 2023 | posted in: Composting | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Are you a farmer who uses compost on their fields? A composter who sells to the farming community? A regulator who oversees rules relating to compost quality or on-farm compost use? This webinar will dive into FDA Produce Safety Rule Subpart F, which affects any farm applying stabilized compost to fields producing crops for human consumption in the United States. … Read More

Small Businesses Must Be Primary Focus of Federal Recovery Efforts

Date: 3 Dec 2020 | posted in: Press Release | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

In a policy briefing paper released today, the Institute for Local Self-Reliance forcefully argues that the immediate federal response to the Covid-19 crisis must focus on enabling small, independent businesses to weather the economic collapse, while longer term federal efforts need to tackle the larger structural obstacles that have long impeded small businesses and left them vulnerable to the current crisis.… Read More

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