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NYC Compost Project Hosted by QBG

718-886-3800 ext. 500|

The NYC Compost Project hosted by Queens Botanical Garden works to educate Queens and the rest of New York City on the many benefits of composting. These benefits include bringing nutrients back to our city soils, reducing solid waste and sanitation costs, and creating a sustainable and healthy environment.

Upcoming Events

October 2017

Farm Open Hours

Sunday, October 22, 9:00 am to 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, October 25, 2017

One event on Sunday, September 24, 2017 at 9:00am

One event on Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 9:00am

Free

Drop in at the QBG Farm to see what’s growing! Founded in 2013, QBG Farm demonstrates the link between sustainable farming and composting in the heart of Queens. Our organically managed farm produces a diversity of herbs, fruits, vegetables, and other beneficial plants.

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Farm and Compost Volunteer Days

Wednesday, October 25, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, October 25, 2017

An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Last of the month, repeating until Saturday, October 28, 2017

Free

Join the NYC Compost Project and lend a hand at our sustainable farm or learn how composted food scraps nourish the soil. Learn how to foster a farm ecosystem and grow healthy crops. Tasks vary by event, but may include weeding, harvesting, planting activities, processing food scraps, building a compost pile, or sifting finished compost. Registration required: bit.ly/NYCCP_qbg_Vol

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Farm Open Hours

Wednesday, October 25, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, October 25, 2017

One event on Sunday, September 24, 2017 at 9:00am

One event on Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 9:00am

Free

Drop in at the QBG Farm to see what’s growing! Founded in 2013, QBG Farm demonstrates the link between sustainable farming and composting in the heart of Queens. Our organically managed farm produces a diversity of herbs, fruits, vegetables, and other beneficial plants.

Find out more »

Farm and Compost Volunteer Days

Saturday, October 28, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, October 25, 2017

An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Last of the month, repeating until Saturday, October 28, 2017

Free

Join the NYC Compost Project and lend a hand at our sustainable farm or learn how composted food scraps nourish the soil. Learn how to foster a farm ecosystem and grow healthy crops. Tasks vary by event, but may include weeding, harvesting, planting activities, processing food scraps, building a compost pile, or sifting finished compost. Registration required: bit.ly/NYCCP_qbg_Vol

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November 2017

Pumpkin Smash 2017 at Lou Lodati Park

Saturday, November 4, 10:30 am to 1:30 pm
Lou Lodati Park, 41-15 Skillman Ave
Long Island City,11104United States
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Free
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Leaf Crunch 2017 at Forest Park

Saturday, November 11, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Forest Park, Park Lane S and Myrtle Avenue
Richmond Hill,11418United States
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Registration Required
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Zero-Waste Thanksgiving

Saturday, November 18, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
$6

This Thanksgiving, show gratitude to the earth (and your wallet) by joining us for a workshop that teaches you kitchen tips for a Zero-Waste Thanksgiving, from carrot top to turkey bone. We’ll demonstrate delicious and eco-friendly recipes and share our favorite ways to waste-proof your holiday. Registration required: zerowastethanksgiving.eventbrite.com

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