Implementing COVID-19 Safety Protocols for Food Scrap Drop-Off: Spotlight on the Community Compost Depot at Frey Gardens in Providence

Date: 21 May 2020 | posted in: Composting | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

On this episode, ILSR’s Brenda Platt dialogues with Michael Bradlee, President of Earth Appliance Organics in Providence, Rhode Island, to discuss how one community composter is continuing to collect and compost food scraps with new safety protocols in place.… Read More

The Case for Government Support of Community Composting (feat. Queens Botanical Garden)

Date: 16 Mar 2020 | posted in: Composting | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

On this episode, guest host Brenda Platt talks with Elsa Higby and Aleks Jagiello of the New York Compost Project Hosted by Queens Botanical Garden. This is Part 2 of ILSR’s discussion with them; to catch the first part, head over to our Building Local Power Podcast.… Read More

Composting Helps Nourish Communities in the U.S. and Beyond (feat. ECO City Farms)

Date: 3 Feb 2020 | posted in: Composting | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

On this episode, host Linda Bilsens Brolis is joined by Benny Erez of ECO City Farms, her composting mentor. Benny talks about the role ECO City Farms plays in providing affordable fresh produce in two food insecure neighborhoods near Washington, D.C. We discuss his compost training work locally in the D.C. Metro Area and abroad in Zambia, Ghana, and Palestine.… Read More

How Local Composting Can Transform Washington, D.C. (feat. Loop Closing)

Date: 18 Dec 2019 | posted in: Composting | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

On this episode, host Linda Bilsens Brolis is joined by Jeffrey Neal of Loop Closing. They discuss his vision for how small-scale, hyper-local composting can handle all of the food waste produced in Washington, DC, and the support needed to realize it.… Read More

How Composting Helped Make Filbert Street Community Garden the Wakanda of South Baltimore (feat. Baltimore Compost Collective)

Date: 25 Nov 2019 | posted in: Composting | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

On this episode, host Linda Bilsens Brolis is joined by Marvin Hayes of the Baltimore Compost Collective. Marvin and Linda talk about how the Baltimore Compost Collective is empowering and employing local youth while also creating a model that can be replicated throughout the City of Baltimore to create a distributed composting infrastructure. … Read More

Community Composting and the Power of Youth (Feat. Red Hook Community Farm)

Date: 29 Oct 2019 | posted in: Composting | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

On this episode, Domingo Morales and Kenneth Young of Red Hook Community Farm talk about the power of being exposed to urban agriculture and composting at a young age and the importance of getting the community involved in your composting project.… Read More

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