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NYC Compost Project Hosted by QBG

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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.

October 2018

Farm & Compost Volunteer Opportunities

Wednesday, October 24, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
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Join the NYC Compost Project to lend a hand at our urban farm or learn how composted food scraps nourish the soil. Find out how to foster a farm ecosystem and grow healthy crops. Tasks vary by event, and may include weeding, harvesting, planting activities, processing food scraps, building a compost pile, or sifting finished compost. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old. Farm & Compost Volunteer Opportunities are included with garden admission.  

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Farm Open Hours

Wednesday, October 24, 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 31, 2018

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

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Farm & Compost Volunteer Opportunities

Saturday, October 27, 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 31, 2018

An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Last of the month, repeating until Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Join the NYC Compost Project to lend a hand at our urban farm or learn how composted food scraps nourish the soil. Find out how to foster a farm ecosystem and grow healthy crops. Tasks vary by event, and may include weeding, harvesting, planting activities, processing food scraps, building a compost pile, or sifting finished compost. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old. Farm & Compost Volunteer Opportunities are included with garden admission.  

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Farm Open Hours

Wednesday, October 31, 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 31, 2018

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

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November 2018

Pumpkin Smash 2018

Saturday, November 3, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Lou Lodati Park, 41-15 Skillman Ave
Long Island City, 11104 United States
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Bring pumpkins, jack-o-lanterns, and gourds! You smash them--and the NYC Compost Project will turn them into compost for City parks and green spaces. #pumpkinsmash2018 Pumpkin Smash 2018 takes place at Lou Lodati Park: 41-15 Skillman Ave, Long Island City, NY 11104

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Zero-Waste Thanksgiving

Saturday, November 17, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

This Thanksgiving show gratitude to the earth (and your wallet) by joining our special guest from All.Things.Cooked to hear kitchen tips for a zero waste Thanksgiving, from carrot top to turkey bone. We’ll demo delicious and eco-friendly recipes and share our favorite ways to waste-proof your holiday. All.Things.Cooked is a cooking experiment that upcycles kitchen surplus to appreciate food nose to tail, root to stem. Presented by NYC Compost Project Hosted by Queens Botanical Garden. Registration required. Click here to…

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