Learning Gardens Workshop: Aerobic and Anaerobic Composting

8.3.2013 | 1:00 pm | Add Comment | Grove Hill Learning Garden

Tired of taking out the smelly trash? Got food scraps? Let’s compost! Two kinds of microorganisms consume and decompose organic matter: those that need air (aerobic) and those that do not (anaerobic). Come learn about the benefits of each at this hands-on workshop where each participant will build a worm bin to take home!

Materials fee: $10/pp

RSVP: jpilati@cityparksfoundation.org

Locations:

1) Liberty Learning Garden located across from the Detective Keith L. Williams Park on 173rd St between 106th and 107th Aves, Jamaica, Queens

2) Umoja Learning Garden located on the corner of Broadway and Putnam Ave, Bushwick Brooklyn

3) Grove Hill Learning Garden located on Eagle Ave between E158th and E156th Streets, Bronx, NY

Public Transportation Directions to Gardens

Umoja Garden- J/Z trains- get off at the Halsey Street stop and walk west on Broadway for 3 blocks. Garden is at the corner of Broadway and Putnam Avenue.

Grove Hill Garden- 2/5 trains- get off at the Jackson Avenue stop and walk west on Westchester Avenue for 2 blocks. Turn right onto Eagle Avenue and walk north 2 blocks. Garden is at the corner of Eagle Avenue and East 158th Street.

Liberty Garden- E/J trains- get off at Jamaica Center/Parsons/Archer. Walk to corner of Parsons Blvd and Archer Avenue and get on the Q83 bus toward Springfield Blvd. Get off the bus at Liberty Avenue and 173rd Street. Walk south on 173rd Street for 4 blocks. Garden is at the corner of 106th Avenue and 173rd Street.

 

Event website: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/6920008933

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Cost: $10.00

Appropriate for: All Ages