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Hacking the Heat: A Compost Heat Recovery Weekend Intensive

Highfields Center for Composting

Saturday, November 16, 2013 at 8:30 AM - Sunday, November 17, 2013 at 4:00 PM (EST)

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Hacking the Heat Weekend Intensive
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We are very pleased to invite you to join us on November 16th and 17th for Hacking the Heat: A Compost Heat Recovery Weekend Intensive. Kickstarter project supporters will be given priority for this workshop, so sign up before November 1st to reserve your spot.

The weekend will include visits of two on-farm compost heat recovery (CHR) systems as well as a tour of Highfields Research and Education Facility’s ongoing CHR systems development. Sunday will include a Pain Mound build out with Compost Power’s founder Gaelan Brown!

The program will be as follows:

Saturday November 16th

8:30 AM: Meet at Highfields Research Education Facility for Coffee and Introductions

9:00 AM: Composting Science and Systems Review

9:30 AM: Hacking the Heat: Introduction to Compost Heat Recovery Systems

10:30 AM: Drive to Jasper Hill Farm

11:00 AM: Jasper Hill Farm – Green Machine Tour

12:15 PM : Lunch (BYOL or pick up in Hardwick)– Caravan to Auburn Star Farm in Lunenburg.

2:15 PM: Auburn Star Farm – Tour With Conan Eaton

3:30-4:00: End of Day 1

Sunday November 17th

8:30 AM: Meet at Highfields Research Education Facility for Coffee and Site Tour

9:30 AM: Pain Mounds: Gaelan Brown Introduction

10:15 AM: Build Highfields’ Pain Mound

12:00 PM : Lunch (BYOL – most stuff will be closed in Hardwick)

3:30-4:00: End of Day 2


NOTE: The workshop is bring your own lunch (picking up lunch on Saturday is also an option) and coffee and snacks will be provided.

Have questions about Hacking the Heat: A Compost Heat Recovery Weekend Intensive? Contact Highfields Center for Composting

When & Where


Meeting Place: Highfields Research and Education Facility at the Quarry Road/Fisher Bridge Industrial Park
75 Quarry Road
Wolcott, VT 05680

Saturday, November 16, 2013 at 8:30 AM - Sunday, November 17, 2013 at 4:00 PM (EST)


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