From Scraps to Soil: An introduction to composting - Wed, May 3

On Wednesday, May 3, join GARNA and Guidestone Colorado and learn how Elements Mountain Compost (EMC) is recycling organic waste and creating high quality soil products in Chaffee County. EMC will provide tips and tricks to start a home composting program including bin design, ingredients, maintenance and more. Participants will get a free sample bag of compost and a dollar off each bag of compost they purchase at the event.

Presenter Julie Mach is owner and operator of Elements Mountain Compost. EMC is dedicated to reducing waste and creating high quality compost. Using ingredients sourced from local outlets, they are producing blends that suit the needs of any gardener or small scale farmer in Chaffee County. The program will be held in the Salida area (location will be provided to participants upon registering) from 5:30 until 6:30 p.m. and the cost is $10 for GARNA members and $15 for non-members. Advanced registration is required and can be done online at For more information, please call GARNA at 719-539-5106.

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