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Eastern Elementary: Growing Compost Champions

Thursday is a special day at Eastern Elementary because Thursday is compost day. The Compost Champions Club, a pilot program run by 3rd graders, with support from two very compost-errific teachers, Mrs. LaBarre and Mrs. Radakovich, launched this past fall and is off to an awesome start. Upon arriving to school on Thursdays, these 13 Compost… Continue reading Eastern Elementary: Growing Compost Champions

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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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The Washington Street Neighborhood Dirt Market

The Washington Street Neighborhood Dirt Market now open for the fall season! #buylocal #growlocal #compostlocal A post shared by Carter's Compost (@carterscompost) on Sep 16, 2013 at 4:28am PDT Northern Michigan has a lot of roadside, self-serve farmer’s stands. Farmer’s put their fruits and veggies out. People pay on the honor system. It’s cool. The… Continue reading The Washington Street Neighborhood Dirt Market