Compost Fair (in coordination with 4H Duck Race)

Sunday, April 24, 2016, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Celebrate spring's arrival by stopping by the Compost Fair for a guaranteed good time! This year's fair will be in conjunction with the 4-H Duck Race & Color Splash Run. Admission is FREE to both events and open to the public.

There will be information and demonstrations of beginning and advanced compost techniques, continuous tours of our demonstration site, live music, food and activities for kids. Several partner organizations and sustainability groups will be joining us. All attendees will be eligible to win fabulous compost prizes. Compost bins (Earth Machines, welded wire cylinder and worm compost bins) will be for sale while supplies last. Go home a composter!

Visit our Facebook event page for more information and to let us know you are coming.


Entertainment: Rot-n-Roll, Travis Knapp, others TBA
Partner Organizations: Cayuga Compost, Tompkins County Solid Waste, NY Coalition for Healthy School Food, Primitive Pursuits, Ithaca Community Gardens, Master Gardeners, Rural Youth Services, Ithaca College School of Music, and others TBA
Basic Composting Booth: What IS compost? Why do it? What can you compost?
Compost Kids Activities: Active and educational games like browns & green toss, finding treasures in compost and some quieter ones like compost story time.
Compost Critters & Advanced Booth: See the world of decomposing organisms (the "do-ers") up close under the microscope.
Outdoor Composting: Compost bin tours, sifting demos, lasagna layering game.
Indoor Composting: Learn how to compost inside, in the comfort of your own home or apartment. Build a worm composting bin.
Prize Drawings: Every hour, open to all who register at the welcome booth.
Compost Bin sales (while supplies last!): Earth Machines, Welded Wire Cylinder bins, Worm bins.

See you at the Fair!



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