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

Webinar: Census of Community Composters – Key Findings, Challenges & Future Outlook

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

Part 6 of our Government Support for Community Composting webinar series featured a presentation from ILSR’s 2022 Community Composter Census lead author Clarissa Libertelli, followed by a moderated panel discussion addressing key challenges to growth and what’s needed to support future innovation and investment. The panel included representatives from local government and community composting.… Read More

ILSR Helps Pass Bill Expanding On-Farm Composting of Food Scraps in MD!

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

Go to ILSR’s Composting Rules Library to see more detail on the law. Maryland has been a national model for advancing on-farm composting since the state’s composting permit regulations were updated in 2015 with carve-outs for farms and small composting operations. Those rules – which ILSR championed – created a tiered permitting structure and exempted on-farm … Read More

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