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Outdoor composting 101

Homesteader's Emporium

Sunday, 10 November 2013 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM (PST)

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Learn how an outdoor compost pile gets hot and turns debris into compost!  Join us as we build a layered compost heap in an outdoor bin made from salvanged materials.

Topics will include:

  • How to balance your compost's C:N ratio
  • Free or almost-free feedstock for your compost and where to find it in Vancouver
  • Space-efficient bin design. 
  • Deterring rodents and other pests
  • Keeping the nutrients in your compost for your plants to use in spring 
A handout will be provided.  $5 suggested donation. 
Have questions about Outdoor composting 101? Contact Homesteader's Emporium

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Homesteader's Emporium
649 E Hastings St
Vancouver, BC V6A 4J9

Sunday, 10 November 2013 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM (PST)

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Homesteader's Emporium

Homesteader's Emporium is Vancouver's one-stop shop for urban homesteading, self-sufficiency, and rediscovery of lost skills. Our retail storefront is located at 649 East Hastings Street, within walking distance of Downtown Vancouver and easily accessed from Highway 1.
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