Chicago Master Composter

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Worms Eat My Garbage Book Order

Posted by Ron Wolford -

Hello again Master Composters, I had forgotten to inform you about the Worms Eat My Garbage book order. I learned that the hand-written prices on the Flowerfield Enterprises order forms reflect prices including shipping (I missed the fine print). One pound of redworms stands at $24. As far a class book order, here is the deal: Retail price: $12.95 each If we order 10 or more we...

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Pacific Garden Mission: Greenhouse/Composting

Posted by Ron Wolford -

The following information comes from Mike Finn, Chicago Master Composter Intern. My friend Nance Klehm runs the greenhouses at Pacific Garden Mission in Chicago's near south side. The greenhouses are adjacent to the cafeteria and can be viewed from this space. So there is physical and visual connection between food growing, being tended, prepar...

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Master Composter Record Keeping

Posted by Ron Wolford -

Hello Master Composter Interns, First of all, I was very impressed with ALL of your presentations. GREAT JOB! Thanks to those of you who left their projects for Extension use. You will make fine Extension Master Composters. As promised, attached are the hours record sheet ,...

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