Slow Food Columbia is one of 200+ Slow Food USA chapters, located in Columbia, South Carolina. Our mission is to support the movement behind GOOD, CLEAN and FAIR foodways in the Midlands and beyond. Our convivium hosts workshops, potlucks and other events throughout the year to celebrate local + seasonal flavors; to showcase the culinary talents of our region's chefs, farmers, + artisan producers; to strengthen connections between members of our local food community; and to educate the public about the importance of knowing where your food comes from.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Free composting classes in September at RCPL!

This is a great opportunity to brush up on composting with experts! Big thanks to Sustainable Midlands for coordinating!

Free Composting Classes For Richland County Residents

In 60 minutes you can learn how easy it is to turn grass clippings, yard waste and kitchen scraps into a rich soil amendment.  

You will receive a free composting booklet and a free wire composting bin!
(Registration instructions below)

Course Includes:
¬ Why compost 
¬ What to compost
¬ Method: Slow or Fast
¬ What system works best for YOU?
¬ How to use finished compost
¬ Frequently asked composting questions

Classes Offered the following Thursday evenings and Saturdays:

September 2nd     6:30PM 

Parklane Adult Activity Center
7494 Parklane Road, Columbia SC 29233

September 4th  10AM 

North Springs Park Building, 
1320 Clemson Road, Columbia, SC 29229

September 9th  6:30PM 

Richland County Library SE Regional Branch
7421 Garners Ferry Road Columbia, SC 29209

September 11th  9:00AM 

Richland County Library, St Andrews Regional 
2916 Broad River Road Columbia, SC 29210

September 16th  6:30PM 

Bible Way Church Fellowship Hall  
440 Atlas Road Columbia, SC 29209

Compost Exhibit at Forest Acres Green Living Festival on September 25th from 10AM to 4PM at Forest Lake Presbyterian Church6500 North Trenholm Road Columbia, 29206


To register for your free class or for more information send email to:

Presented By: Sustainable Midlands & 
Richland County Master Gardeners Association

Sponsored By: Richland County Solid Waste Department

1 comment:

Tracie Broom said...

Congrats to Ryan Nevius of Sustainable Midlands, who ran the composting classes.

She told me they were all sold out! That is so cool.