17th Annual Compost Fair (& plant swap) Sunday May 1, 12pm
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Thu Apr 28 22:38:10 EDT 2011
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The Master Composters of Tompkins County will host the *17th Annual Compost
Fair & Plant Swap* on *Sunday, May1st, 2011 from 12pm - 4pm*.
The Compost Fair is being held in conjunction with the 4-H Duck Race, which
takes place from 10am - 4pm at the same location.
Compost Fair attendees will learn how to turn food and garden waste into
usable and nutrient-filled material. Activity stations will provide hands-on
experience and lots of information on the what can be composted, types of
bins to use, how to build a bin and when to turn a compost pile.
Hands-on activities, food, plant swap, and live music promise fun for the
Community partners joining the Fair are: Share Tompkins, Sew Green, Tompkins
County Solid Waste, Finger Lakes ReUse, Cayuga Compost, Finger Lakes
Permaculture, New Roots, Historic Ithaca, GreenStar, Master Gardeners,
Jillian's Drawers, Cornell Sustainability, Ithaca Agway, Gardens4Humanity
and CCETC 4-H.
The Compost Fair is free and open to the public!
Date and Time: May 1, 2011, noon 4pm
Location: Cornell Cooperative Extension, 615 Willow Avenue, Ithaca NY
Contact Phone: 607-272-2292
More info on the fair: www.ccetompkins.org/compost
More info on the Plant Swap: http://sharetompkins.wordpress.com/
Education and Outreach
Compost and Gardens
Cornell Cooperative Extension Tompkins County
607.272.2292 ext 268
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