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Article, Resource filed under Composting, Waste to Wealth | Written by Virginia Streeter | No Comments | Updated on May 24, 2017

Webinar: Successful Rat Prevention for Community-Scaled Composting – Register Now

The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at https://ilsr.org/successful-rat-prevention-for-community-composting-webinar/

On Monday, June 5th from 3PM-4PM EST, ILSR and the community composting network are hosting a webinar on “Successful Rat Prevention for Community-Scaled Composting.” Photo at left features a rat resistant 5-bin Compost Knox composting system, courtesy of Urban Farm Plans. This webinar will cover rat biology and behavior, and explore compost best management practices (BMPs) that help projects avoid rats. BMPs… Continue reading

Featured Article, Event filed under Composting, Waste to Wealth | Written by Linda Bilsens | No Comments | Updated on Apr 19, 2017

NSR Master Composter Course in Baltimore

The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at https://ilsr.org/nsr-master-composter-course-bmore-fall-2016/

The City of Baltimore is dedicated to developing sustainable local food systems by encouraging urban farming. Compost is an important ingredient for filtering and immobilizing pollutants from our soils. ILSR’s Composting for Community Initiative is proud to help support the City’s food growing goals by partnering with ECO City Farms, Civic Works’ Real Food Farms, and Urban Farm Plans by bringing the Neighborhood Soil Rebuilders Master Composter training course to the Baltimore community! Continue reading