Webinar: Profiting with Compost and the Importance of Compost Quality with Dr. Greg Evanylo and Jayne Merner Senecal

Date: 15 Oct 2021 | posted in: Composting | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

ILSR’s On-Farm Composting & Compost Use Webinar Series features experts from across the industry and covers the ins and outs of on-farm composting and compost use. In the fifth webinar of the series, Compost Quality & Testing, presenter Dr. Greg Evanylo, professor in the School of Plant and Environmental Sciences at Virginia Tech will present on compost testing as a tool for determining compost quality and identifying appropriate uses for compost.… Read More

Webinar: Compost & Soil: Restoring Health and Rebalancing the Climate with Calla Rose Ostrander & Jean Bonhotal

Date: 29 Sep 2021 | posted in: Composting | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

ILSR’s On-Farm Composting & Compost Use Webinar Series features experts from across the industry and covers the ins and outs of on-farm composting and compost use. In the fourth webinar of the series, Compost & Soil Health: Restoring Health & Rebalancing the Climate, presenters Calla Rose Ostrander and Dr. Jean Bonhotal will present the benefits composting provides to the soil, plants and climate. … Read More

Time-Lapse Video of Baltimore Bin Build

Date: 31 Oct 2018 | posted in: Composting | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

In 2017, ILSR launched the Baltimore Compost Collective, a food scrap collection and composting service that is employing local youth in Curtis Bay. Read more about the project here. This year we helped organize a community bin-build of a second composting system in order to expand the site’s capacity to compost food scraps. Check out our 1.5 minute time-lapse video of the bin-build!… Read More

Fighting Food Waste and Employing Youth in Baltimore

Date: 9 Aug 2018 | posted in: agriculture, Composting, environment, equity | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

The Compost Collective is an entrepreneurship program where youth are trained in workforce skills, food access programming and community-scale composting. They are receiving guided, hands-on experience managing a small-scale composting operation and its expansion, and using the compost they create to grow fresh produce for the community at Filbert Street Garden.… Read More

ILSR Raises Up Urban Farms with Community Compost in Baltimore and D.C.

In 2014, ILSR’s Composting for Community Initiative launched the Neighborhood Soil Rebuilders (NSR) composter training program to teach community leaders how to compost on a small-scale for local food production and to adapt the rigor of commercial composting industry practices to the small scale.… Read More