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Guest Blog: MYOI and Traverse City Community Composting

Editor’s note: The awesome MYOI crew joined us again for some compost making and bucket slinging last week. Here’s a highlight of our day from MYOI Coordinator, Tim Bottrell. MYOI is a state run program that works with current and former foster youth ages 14-23. As coordinator of MYOI (Michigan Youth Opportunities Initiative) in Grand… Continue reading Guest Blog: MYOI and Traverse City Community Composting

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Save The Coffee Grounds: A Traverse City Dirt Project

Here at C’sC World HQ, we believe that if there’s one thing that should definitely NOT go into the landfill, it’s coffee grounds. They’re just too valuable. A fantastic source of Nitrogen. Plus they smell super good! Save The Coffee Grounds is a Traverse City Dirt community project where we are partnering with neighborhood coffee… Continue reading Save The Coffee Grounds: A Traverse City Dirt Project

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Putting the FUN in Fungi : Grand Traverse Mycological Society and The Radical Mycology Tour

The Grand Traverse Mycological Society is hosting the Radical Mycology Collective’s Tour for a 2-day Mushroom Cultivation and Application Course in Traverse City, September 27-28. The course will finish with a hands-on, collaborative mushroom installation here at Carter’s Compost World HQ. The plan is to innoculate new mushroom beds around 2-3 of our Apple Trees… Continue reading Putting the FUN in Fungi : Grand Traverse Mycological Society and The Radical Mycology Tour

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C’sC + MYOI : Youth-Driven Community Composting

We’ve been fortunate to partner with the crew from Michigan Youth Opportunities Initiative (MYOI) on several occasions. Last year’s Neighborhood Compost Fiesta, July’s Community Compost Screening Work-bee at Oryana and a recent bike-powered bucket slinging session. They are a great group of young people. Eager to learn. Hard working. True compost champions. Together we rode… Continue reading C’sC + MYOI : Youth-Driven Community Composting

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Compost Drop-Off @ Sara Hardy Farmer’s Market

Starting this Saturday, June 7th, we’ll be offering kitchen scrap drop-off for the Sara Hardy Farmer’s Market goers. We’ll be bringing our bike-powered Mobile Compost Pile to transport your scraps from the market to C’sC World HQ or one of our Neighborhood Sharing Stations. This is a pilot project for the month of June to… Continue reading Compost Drop-Off @ Sara Hardy Farmer’s Market