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To improve the community's quality of life through programs that empower residents to transform neighborhoods and to create a clean and healthy environment.

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Home Composting Workshop
TBD
78 Wall St. Community Garden

Master Composter Tom Twente
At this Home Composting workshop we will:

  • Build a demonstration pile in a wire bin

  • See and compare composting systems- pros & cons

  • Learn all the details to set you up for successfully composting at home and the tools you need

  • Discuss the dynamics favorable to composting- volume, time, and temperature

  • Help you figure out if you want to be an active or lazy composter

  • Discuss what goes in compost and what does not

  • Take the complexity out of Carbon: Nitrogen ratios and create a recipe for you

  • Show you our compost and tell you how to use this valuable resource

  • Answer your compost questions and troubleshoot common problems

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Join US in Diverting Food Scraps from the Landfill to Create Compost for the Community Gardens

We would like to thank the Amsterdam community for supporting our mission to improve the community's quality of life through programs that empower residents to transform neighborhoods and to create a clean and healthy environment. We especially want to thank Debbie & Lionel Gibbs for their generous support; Rudy & Linda Horlbeck from Merry Hill Farm for their truckloads of compost alpaca manure over the years; Gina Champian and Cancer Prevention in Action for the sunshade canopy; Joe Puglise and Doug Sweet for digging deep and helping us get the post up for the canopy. We also want to thank Lowes for providing tools at cost for our grant and donating flowers to the 78 Wall St community garden. Thank you Sticker Mule for the steel trash receptacle with Help Keep Amsterdam Clean sign.

To all our volunteers "THANK YOU!"