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University of Illinois Extension serving DeWitt, Macon and Piatt Counties

Macon County
3351 N. President Howard Brown Blvd.
Decatur, IL 62521
Phone: 217-877-6042
FAX: 217-877-4564
Email: uie-dmp@illinois.edu
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm

DeWitt County
8425 Katie Road
Clinton, IL 61727
Phone: 217-935-5764
FAX: 217-935-8932
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm

Piatt County
210 South Market Street
Monticello, IL 61856
Phone: 217-762-2191
FAX: 217-762-2703
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm (Closed 12 - 1pm)

News Release

Go Green and Learn to Compost with DeWitt, Macon and Piatt County 4-H - Worm Composting

The DeWitt, Macon and Piatt County 4-H monthly learning series continues on February with a vermicomposing workshop. Vermicomposting, or worm composting, is using worms to recycle food scraps and other organic material into rich compost. Participants will build a worm bin to take home in preparation for the upcoming gardening season. Worms will not be provided, information regarding purchasing worms will be available.


9-11am | February 10, 2018| Ages 8-18
Macon County Extension Office
3351 N. President Howard Brown Blvd. in Decatur
$15 for 4-H members | $20 for prospective 4-H members

Advance registration is required by February 1, 2018 at go.illinois.edu/dmp or by calling 217.877.6042.
For additional information, please contact Becky at rhugo@illinois.edu or 217.877.6042.

Illinois 4-H empowers and prepares Illinois youth for success. University of Illinois Extension provides 4-H programs in every county in Illinois. Illinois 4-H impacts the lives of 200,000 youth each year through sustained learning clubs and groups and short-term programming. For more information about 4-H, contact your local Extension office.

University of Illinois Extension provides equal opportunities in programs and employment. If you need reasonable accommodation to participate in this program, please call 217.877.6042.

Local Contact: Kim Gibbons, Community Worker, 4-H Youth Development, kkgibbon@illinois.edu