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Compost with Earth Matter Governors Island


Sunday, August 10, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM (EDT)

Compost with Earth Matter Governors Island

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Compost workshop with Earth Matter Ended Free  

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Event Details

8:45 am Arrive at BMB ferry terminal - Manhattan - board ferry
9:15 am Arrive on GI
9:30 am Arrive at Earth Matter Compost Learning Center on foot
9:40-10:00 am Introductions, overview of Earth Matter
10:00-1:00 pm Farmer’s Market food scraps Community Compost Build
What to Expect
It's going to be a great day as we combine over 15,000 lbs of neighborhood food scraps with equal amounts of "browns" (wood chips, dry leaves etc.) using pitch forks, rakes and teamwork. You will be amazed at how your hard work will pay off and we're so excited you can join us!

Getting There
Meet at the Manhattan Ferry at 8:45 and to board the 9:00 am Staff Ferry.

What to Bring
  • Sunscreen
  • A hat/sunglasses
  • Water
  • Lunch (or pay $10+ in the food court) snacks will be provided by Earth Matter
  • Closed working shoes
  • Clothes you don't mind getting dirty in
Earth Matter will provide:
  • Aprons for clothes protection, gloves, tools, hands on activity break down group leadership
  • Soap and water to wash up, fill up water bottles
Have questions about Compost with Earth Matter Governors Island? Contact NYC H2O

When & Where

Governors Island
Governors Island
New York, NY

Sunday, August 10, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM (EDT)

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