Compost + The Carbon Farming Connection

Compost + The Carbon Farming Connection Start Date: Saturday 4/13/2019 — End Date: Saturday 4/13/2019 Admission:$10 in advance and $12 at the door The Plant Exchange presents ‘Compost + The Carbon Farming Connection – Sustainable Urban Gardening Speaker Series’ on Saturday, April 13th from 2pm-4pm at 4500 Lincoln Avenue. Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 at the door. Visit to purchase tickets. Tommy Fenster, from StopWaste, will speak on how to use compost along with other gardening practices to turn gardens into bay friendly landscapes and mini-carbon farms. Topics to include: *Climate Change and Carbon Sequestration *What is Carbon Farming/Climate Smart Gardening *The Five Principles of Climate Smart Gardening *Climate Smart Gardens = More Resilient Landscapes *Climate Smart Gardening and Biodiversity *How to Turn Your Lawn into a Climate Smart Garden *Questions and Discussion Tommy Fenster is a staff member of StopWaste. StopWaste is a public agency whose mission is to reduce the waste stream, create markets for recycled products and increase energy efficiency in Alameda County by providing tools at home, at work and at school. Tommy has been working at StopWaste since 2013. At StopWaste, Tommy works to educate Alameda County residents on ways to use compost and mulch (recycled products!) along with other management practices to create climate resilient, bay friendly landscapes. In addition to his work at StopWaste, Tommy is a graduate student in Biology at Cal State East Bay working on quantifying the differences between conventional and regenerative agricultural systems. For more information or to volunteer email us at Location: 4500 Lincoln Avenue Oakland Contact: Odette Pollar URL:

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