Chicago Master Composter

A blog for Chicago Master Composters providing information on volunteer opportunities, training, workshops and resources
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2010 Master Composter Graduation

Posted by Nancy Kreith -

The 2010 MG Honors Night and MC Graduation will be held: Tuesday October 26, 2010 Garfield Park Conservatory's Community Room. 300 N. Central Park Ave. in Chicago. MGs will be awarded pins for years of service and number of volunteer hours for the calendar year 2009. For this special occasion, Extension will purchase fried chicken and meatless mostacciol...

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Compost needs to be turned.

Become a Master Composter!

Posted by Nancy Kreith -

Chicago Master Composter Program - Learn to Teach Composting Your browser does not support Javascript or you have Javascript disabled. Please use a Javascript enabled browser or conta...

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South Cook County Master Gardener, Marva King talking to guests about composting

Reminder: Master Composter - GPC Series Training Tomorrow

Posted by Nancy Kreith -

Hello MCs, Please be reminded that we will be meeting tomorrow at Garfield Park Conservatory --300 N. Central Park. Please report to the Jensen Room by 1:00 p.m. Your GPC contact is Robin Cline. Robin would like me to pass along your contact info to her. Please let me know tomorrow if it is OK to release your contact info...

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Special Thanks go out to Master Composters of Chicago

Posted by Nancy Kreith -

I had to take some time and thank the individuals who helped us with the Navy Pier Flower and Garden Show over the past week. These Master Composters were instrumental in making this past week successful. Special thanks to Master Composters: Jane Tiffen, Linda Anderson, Jim Lewis, Jackie Paine, Janna Riley, Stephen Bell, Deby Kennedy, Gloria Needlman, Sean O'Farrell, Julie Perteet and P...

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Gaillardia Mesa Yellow

Composters Needed for Flower and Garden Show!

Posted by Nancy Kreith -

Hello Master Composters, Spring is in the air! We could use a few more volunteers for the Chicago Flower and Garden Show - Kid's Area. Unfortunately, they cannot supply us with free parking, but they have discounted it to $14 per car. I am willing to carpool from the Ag. School if that helps anyone or I would advise for you to take public transp...

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Come Enjoy the Sight at Worm Night! Sign Up Now!

Posted by Nancy Kreith -

University of Illinois Extension in partnership with Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences (CHSAS) would like to invite you to a fun night of exploring the world of worms. What: Worm Composting - Understand why your grandmother insisted on putting her eggshells and used coffee grounds righ...

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Multi-colored worms

Announcing the 2010 Master Composter Series at GPC!

Posted by Nancy Kreith -

Hello Master Composters, I am happy to announce the 2010 Master Composting Series at GPC. We would like to schedule two MCs for each of these drop-in demos. We will need about 4-6 MCs for the special event days in April and Sept. Special event days will have an a.m. and p.m. shift. Please email/call me if you would like to sign up. nkreith@gmail.com...

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