This workshop will offer opportunities to learn about the status of food waste and food loss in the U.S. and understand how composting fits into the continuum of food waste solutions. We’ll learn about the benefits and how-tos of composting and discuss a range of practical tools to help your household save time and money through food waste prevention measures. The workshop will include a short, hands-on activity.
Suggested donation $5 (FREE for students and Transition Sarasota members!)
Space: limited to 30 - Pre-registration strongly encouraged - click Here to go to Eventbrite registration.
Location: To be determined
Sunshine Community Compost is a local non-profit organization that is focused on creating compost and recovering resources in ways that grow community. Our mission is to strengthen community connections and give back to the planet through accessible education and action programs that increase local composting, resource recovery and zero waste efforts. Since our first pilot project in late 2016, we have diverted 17,000 pounds of food scraps from local landfills, educated hundreds of residents and youth about the benefits of composting and hosted Florida’s first ever “Compost-A-Thon” during International Compost Awareness Week. Please visit www.sunshinecommunitycompost.org for more info.
Eat Local Week! This is one of 20+ events during the 2018 Eat Local Week.