Thursday, December 8, 2011

Ok, this is not free, but it is an awesome educational opportunity that is ALMOST FREE ($5) and is the type of class/workshop we will be including on the ALMOST FREE section of our upcoming calendar! Plus, Hollygrove rocks, so we should all support it in any way we can!

Composting and Soil Building

Hollygrove Market and Farm, 8301 Olive Street

This Saturday!
December 10, 2011
3 PM to 5 PM 
Come by Hollygrove Market and Farm this Saturday afternoon to learn about composting and soil building! Alyssa Denny, the produce buyer and market manager of Hollygrove Market, will talk to us about the steps to composting and soil building and show us around the farm. Dress for the weather, because we will be outside for some of this workshop getting to turn the Hollygrove compost pile ourselves!
Saturday's program will include:
  • A tour of Hollygrove Market & Farm 
  • An exploration of Hollygrove's composting and soil building projects 
  • What is compostable?
  • Examples of kitchen compost containers
  • A timeline for home composting projects  
  • Information about what inputs you'll need to start your own projects
  • Carbon & nitrogen mixtures, air & water needs 
  • Techniques for composting including piles, worms, and containers

Please dress appropriately. Closed toed shoes and gloves are recommended.
COST:  $5.00 (with free vegetable, herb & flower seeds available)
Free for NOFFN Members! Become a member today. 

Please RSVP by Friday, December 9th! 
To get your name on our list, contact Nico at or 504-483-6967

GROW MO' BETTA is a 12-part monthly training series @ various locations throughout NOLA.    

Please note: Our office phone number has changed!
New Orleans Food & Farm Network

  Free seeds
4840 Banks St.
NOLA 70119

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