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CLASS: Let’s Make Some Black Gold!

With May 6-12 recognized as International Composting Week, join us to learn what UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County is doing around the region with composting, waste reduction and recycling. This 90-minute workshop blends indoor lessons with outdoor, hands-on activities in our compost demonstration area. We will also have live demonstations of UF/IFAS biogas and vermicomposting programs. Register early through to reserve your seat and receive notice of any changes.

Designed for residents interested in learning about composting, attendees will learn the basics of home composting, how to build your own compost system, and the benefits of composting.  Attendees also will gain an understanding of food waste isssues. and how our community is helping with the solution.

Make 2018 your year to start composting and reducing your impact on the environment!

Instructor: Randall Penn, waste reduction agent, UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County

For more information, call 941-861-9900 or email

NOTE: Classes and events may be canceled at any time due to low registration or other circumstances, with full refunds issued for paid events. Similar classes or events often are offered on future dates.

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