January – February 2014
NYC Compost Project Teacher Open House
Date, Time: Friday, January 10, 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: 1000 Richmond Terrace (bldg. P), Staten Island, NY 10301
Looking for new and interesting ways to introduce your students to environmental sustainability? Attend the Teacher Open House at NYC Compost Project on Staten Island! Learn about composting activities that can be incorporated into a variety of curricula or how to start a waste prevention initiative at your school. Contact the NYC Compost Project on Staten Island at 718.425.3558 or firstname.lastname@example.org to register or for more information.
Worm Bins Made Easy
Date, Time: Thursday, January 16, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden, 1000 Richmond Terrace (bldg. P, Classroom C), Staten Island, NY 10301
Want to learn how to compost without outdoor space during the cold winter months? Let the NYC Compost Project show you how to create compost indoors with red wiggler worms. Workshop Fee is $5 and registration is suggested. Contact the NYC Compost Project at (718) 425-3558 or email@example.com to register or for more information.
Due to the impending storm forecast, the Lunar New Year Festival scheduled in partnership with the New York Chinese Cultural Center for February 9, 2014 is postponed. We will reschedule for March 29th at 2:00 PM in the New York Chinese Scholar's Garden. If you purchased a ticket online, please contact Larry Anderson at firstname.lastname@example.org for a full refund.
Bookworms! Compost Education at The New York Public Library
The NY Public Library is a great place to learn just about anything. Join the NYC Compost Project in learning about ecology, waste, and recycling as we read aloud the picture book Winnie Finn, Worm Farmer. An example indoor vermicomposting bin will be on display to help students explore these issues. Registration is recommended. Contact the NYC Compost Project hosted by Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden at (718) 425-3558 or email@example.com to register or for more information.
Crazy for Composting
Are you passionate about composting but want more from your bin? This Q&A session provides the practical tips, advice, and encouragement you need to take composting to the next level, whether you are just starting out or have been digging in for years. Registered GreenThumb community gardens will be able to request an order of compost, soil, or clean fill for early spring delivery. Registration required; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 718.817.8543 to register for one or both sessions.