1. Compost Workshop

On Farm Composting of Agricultural Waste Workshop
When: June 9-10, 2009
Time: 8am – 5pm
Where: 92 Pearltown Rd., St. John’s, NL
Details: You want to compost? This is the workshop for you if you are an agricultural producer who wishes to compost but isn’t quite sure where to start. Topics include:
Science of Composting
What is compostable?
Compost Management
Value of composting
And more…

to Register, or for more info:
Barry Nolan: 709-729-6758

early bird registration (before June 2nd) $75

Presentation by Paul van de Werf, M.Sc.,

Assistance for travel & accomodations available: call for details.

NOTE: this is not specifically for organic farmers – however, ACORN-NL will be sending information about the new Cdn.Organic Standards as they relate to composting to the Agrifoods organizers… and should you have questions – don’t hesitate to call organizers.

2. New link of interest: Food Security Canada