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*How to Compost and Make Great Dirt! (FREE workshop)

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*How to Compost and Make Great Dirt! (FREE workshop)

Time: October 27, 2019 from 2pm to 4pm
Location: Garratt Wellness Centre
Street: 7504 Chelsea Place
City/Town: Richmond
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Phone: 604 271 5609
Event Neighbourhood and Type: richmond, free, workshop
Organized By: Village Vancouver, Richmond Food Bank
Latest Activity: Oct 26, 2019

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Event Description

Composting produces a valuable addition to your gardening that is rich in nutrients and beneficial microorganisms.

For beginners and experienced composters: learn how to start composting, optimize your compost bin, reduce your effort and produce free compost year-round in this workshop with Rhiannon Johnson. Topics include starting your compost pile, maintaining it, different composting systems including worm composting and leaf mulching.

We'll have a community seed library present - pick up some free seeds for your garden, swap or donate seeds.

Light refreshments served.

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This workshop is organized by the Richmond Food Bank and Village Vancouver as part of a series made possible by the +Fresh Gardens & Growing Fund from Food Banks Canada.

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