Community-Composting and Eco-Project

 Help us improve our ZERO-WASTE community by saving your food scraps for our composting program!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Community Compost, what to include:

     All non-animal food scraps including:  Peels, breads, cereals, vegetables,
     pasta, grains, fruits, coffee grinds, tea leaves and tea bags. We will also take
     egg shells, but no dairy or meat please!

We will take all your scraps at any of our CSA locations. Just bring your scraps in a container and dump them straight into our bin. NO BAGS PLEASE (unless paper)!!

 

See the list below to see what else we compost: 
These items must be separate from your food scraps and dumped on site. 
Please contact the farm for larger amounts.

 

  • Shredded: newspaper, receipts, paper bags, etc (any non-glossy paper)

  • Tissues and paper towels

  • Grass clippings

  • Hay

  • Straw

  • Leaves

  • Brush trimmings

  • Manure and bedding from the following animals only:

    • Horse

    • Cow

    • Donkey

    • Goat

    • Sheep

    • Alpaca or lama

    • Poultry

  • Pine needles

  • Pine cones

  • Saw dust

  • Wood chips and untreated mulch

  • Twigs and sticks – even large wood and logs.

 

Concerned about chemicals, GMO’s, Pesticides etc?  Read this article to learn more about how our earth, microbes and compost can remove all of these from our environment and from our food sources:  https://permaculturenews.org/2006/04/22/compost-miracles/

 

ALL COMPOST WILL ALSO BE THOROUGHLY TESTED PRIOR TO APPLICATION!

THANK YOU! – Please call 719-233-7828 or e-mail aci@ahavahcommunity.org for more information

Don't miss our upcoming classes all about composting: 

 

Composting 101 – By Mark Robinson

 * 21 May 2021 @ 10am

 * 23 July 2021 @10am

Cost: CSA Members: FREE. Non-Members: $10 (Includes materials) 

Please register by clicking the button then choosing the date of the class you would like to attend. 

 

Description: Come learn all about the amazing art of composting. You will learn all the fundamentals to get started including perfecting your mixture, timelines and what to look for in addition to multiple different composting methods. Learn how to use it and apply it to your garden, how to test it and so much more.

 

Class Length: 1.5 Hours 

719-233-7828

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