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ELP Webinar: Urban Composting
June 16, 2011 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Please join the Environmental Leadership Program on Thursday, June 16, 2011 at 12:00 Eastern for: Urban Composting a webinar featuring ELP Senior Fellow Tai Dinnan.
Have you wanted to learn about urban composting or had trouble managing a healthy compost bin? Join us to learn the basics of turning yard and food waste into a valuable soil amendment in one of the most rewarding ecological activities that fits well in the city. Learn a few simple guidelines and see a range of options.
This webinar will feature ELP Senior Fellow Tai Dinnan, the Gardens Coordinator at Groundwork Sommerville. Tai grew up in a small town in Vermont, allowing her to develop a deep appreciation of nature and vegetable gardening. While in college, Tai started her work in school-yard gardens with Groundwork Somerville. She left school for a semester to spend three months training farmers groups in small scale biointensive sustainable agriculture in Tanzania through Global Service Corps. She graduated from Tufts University in 2009 with a B.A. in Child Development and Community Health. As Gardens Coordinator for Groundwork Somerville, Tai maintains and coordinates programming in eight school yard gardens. She also serves as Groundwork Somerville’s Gardens Consultant. In 2009, Tai joined the board of the Community Growing Center, which seeks to build local community by sustaining the park and garden space and coordinating ecological and multicultural educational programs and events.
Click here for more information and to register, it’s free!