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
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
Join us at Oryana, Saturday, May 16 from noon – 4pm for a community compost screening party. Compost parties are the best parties and this one is going to be happening right in the middle of Oryana’s Earth Day North festivities so it’s going to be extra special fun. Here’s The Scoop: 1. Bring some… Continue reading Compost Screening Party @ Oryana
Because sometimes you just have to get those kitchen scraps composted NOW! C’sC is excited to offer on demand/same day kitchen scrap pick-up using Square’s new Cash app. An easy, convenient service for those who may not need weekly pick-ups. How It Works: Register HERE. Sign up for Square’s Cash service HERE. We’ll then drop-off… Continue reading On-Demand Bucket Pick-Ups
Spring has come early to Northern Michigan and we are so so so excited to ride bikes, sling buckets and get our hands dirty again. This will be our 4th season (Whaa!?! How is that possible?) of bike-powered community composting and, as always, we’re Dreaming Big. C’sC goals for 2015: 1. Help make Traverse City the… Continue reading A Compost-errific Traverse City
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
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
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
How’s your May going? Our’s has been killer. It’s only half way done and May is already been the most awesome month of the year. So far. So good. A recap: – Crushed our Bike-powered Community Kickstarter Project. We raised almost $4200 via 70 backers from all over the planet. We’re super excited about our… Continue reading May. So far. So good.
International Compost Awareness Week (also known simply as The Awesome Week) is upon us. It runs May 5 – 12. It’s a big, big week for us. Worms. Buckets. Dirt. Chickens. Bikes. Neighborhood Fiestas. Rotting Organic Waste. Sounds like fun, eh? They don’t call it The Awesome Week for nothing. Here’s the Scoop: 1. Take… Continue reading Happy Compost Awareness Week !