Chicago Master Composter

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

Volunteer for Green and Growing Fair

Posted by Ron Wolford -

Hello Master Composters, Please save the date: Saturday, April 26, 2008 - 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Green and Growing Fair On-going Compost Demonstrations on The Basics of Composting Morning and afternoon shifts available. Materials and supplies will be provided. Each volunteer receives Sn...

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2007 Master Composter Training Completed

Posted by Ron Wolford -

This past October the University of Illinois Extension completed its third Master Composter training at the Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences. Twelve students were in the class and are now ready to volunteer for composting activities. If your school, community group or organization is interested in a compost or worm composting demonstrations, please contact Nancy Kreith at 773-233-0...

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Help Setup Classroom Worm Bins

Posted by Ron Wolford -

What: Worm Composting: Indoor bin set up in four classrooms When: Thursday, January 17, 2008 Time: 9:30 a.m. - 2:45 p.m. Where: North Kenwood Oakland Elementary Charter School (NKO) -...

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January Monthly Meeting

Posted by Ron Wolford -

Master Gardeners : Kick off the Master Gardener Activities for 2008 with the January monthly meeting. (Remember for each monthly meeting you attend your earn one hour of Volunteer Credit, and, usually, one hour of Continuing Education.) When: Tuesday, January 29 Where: Community Room of...

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