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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

August 2017

Farm Open Hours

Wednesday, August 23, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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, August 26, 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

Find out more »

Farm and Compost Volunteer Days

Wednesday, August 30, 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

Find out more »

Farm Open Hours

Wednesday, August 30, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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 »
September 2017

Farm and Compost Volunteer Days

Wednesday, September 6, 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

Find out more »

Farm Open Hours

Wednesday, September 6, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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 »

Sifting Saturdays

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

One event on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 9:00am

One event on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 9:00am

Free

For the last stage in the composting process, sift cured compost that will be used on the farm at QBG to enrich the soil. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old. Registration required: bit.ly/NYCCP_qbg_Vol

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自製堆肥101(中文)Compost 101 in Chinese

Saturday, September 9, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
$6

歡迎參加紐約市堆肥項目(NYC Compost Project) 和堆肥老師 Joanne Hung 一起學習如何減少您的廢料和自製花園的“黑金”。我們通過把葉子,廚餘廢料,花園廢料,及野草來自製堆肥。這節課會教您在城市裡的基本堆肥原則和做法。按照天氣的狀況,我們會參觀我們的堆肥示範場地(Compost Demonstration Site). Registration required: compost101inchinese.eventbrite.com

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Farm and Compost Volunteer Days

Wednesday, September 13, 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

Find out more »

Farm Open Hours

Wednesday, September 13, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

Wednesday, September 20, 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

Find out more »

Farm Open Hours

Wednesday, September 20, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

Wednesday, September 27, 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

Find out more »

Farm Open Hours

Wednesday, September 27, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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, September 30, 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

Find out more »
October 2017

Farm and Compost Volunteer Days

Wednesday, October 4, 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

Find out more »

Farm Open Hours

Wednesday, October 4, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

Wednesday, October 11, 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

Find out more »

Farm Open Hours

Wednesday, October 11, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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 »

Sifting Saturdays

Saturday, October 14, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 9:00am

One event on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 9:00am

Free

For the last stage in the composting process, sift cured compost that will be used on the farm at QBG to enrich the soil. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old. Registration required: bit.ly/NYCCP_qbg_Vol

Find out more »

Farm and Compost Volunteer Days

Wednesday, October 18, 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

Find out more »

Farm Open Hours

Wednesday, October 18, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

Wednesday, October 25, 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

Find out more »

Farm Open Hours

Wednesday, October 25, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

Find out more »
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