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Monday, October 18, 2010

Ghosts, Ghouls, and Worms

The Lower East Side Ecology Center promotes a sustainable New York City through recycling programs, green space preservation, urban gardening and educational events.

Join them this fall for two fun and informative workshops on indoor composting.

Ghosts, Ghouls, and Worms:  Halloween Composting

Join the NYC Compost Project in Manhattan to learn about indoor worm composting, make biodegradable Halloween decorations, and take home your own pumpkin. Costumes are welcome and all project materials will be provided.

Date:  Tuesday October 26, 2010
Time:  3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location:  Whole Foods Market Tribeca, 270 Greenwich Street, New York, NY 10007
Open to:  Children age 5 and over accompanied by parents
Attendance fee:  $5

Teacher Wormshop:  Composting for the Classroom

Next month, the NYC Compost Project is hosting a special workshop for teachers. It will cover worm bin set-up and maintenance, troubleshooting, and how to incorporate composting into your lesson plans. Worms and worm bins will be available for purchase at a reduced cost.

Date:  Monday November 15, 2010
Time:  6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location:  Friend's Seminary, 222 East 16th St, New York, NY 10003
Open to:  Teachers only
Attendance fee:  $5

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