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Thursday, May 25 • 11:15am - 12:30pm
Compost and Vermicompost at ECO City Farms
This talk will describe the systems of compost making at ECO City Farms. We will describe how and where we get compostables, and how we process them for hot compost and vermicompost. 

Speakers
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Benny Erez

Senior Technical Advisor, ECO City Farms
After years working in an academic setting at the University of Maryland doing agricultural research, Benny Erez brings knowledge of theoretical and practical farming technology to ECO City Farms. He is passionate about the need to wean ourselves off the gas-guzzling commercial fertilizers and replace them with sustainably produced compost. His experience with composting technology comes from years of managing the University of Maryland Central Maryland Research and Education Center Compost Facility and visits to Austrian compost enterprises... Read More →


Thursday May 25, 2017 11:15am - 12:30pm
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