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Composting: a guide to making compost at home, using compost tumblers, bins & other composters

Composting: a guide to making compost at home, using compost tumblers, bins & other composters
~ Activate your compost. 'Activators' can be added to your compost to help kick-start the process and speed up composting. Common compost activator materials are: comfrey leaves, grass clippings, young weeds, well-rotted chicken manure. ~ Flying insects attracted to your compost? Small fruit flies, especially, are naturally attracted to the compost pile. They can be discouraged by simply covering any exposed fruit or vegetable matter. ~ Unpleasant odors from your compost pile? ~ Is your compost pile steaming? ~ Is your compost pile soggy? ~ Matted leaves, grass clippings clumping together? ~ Problems with raccoons? ~ A moveable feast. ~ Additive only. ~ Take advantage of autumn's bounty.

Adam Brock of Denver's The GrowHaus on Food Justice & Regenerative Agriculture Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis. Waylon chats with Adam Brock of The GrowHaus, a food justice nonprofit in Denver that has become a key hub for Denver’s local food movement. They talk regenerative agriculture, social/food justice, sustainable business in an urban context, seed exchanges and spirals of change. Elephant is psyched to be working in partnership with Google+ on our new live video series, which features three live videos a week (that can be watched later, too). GrowHaus video: Ted Talk on bioregional cuisine: A recent talk Adam gave on his trip to Cuba on “reclaiming the future”: Video of GrowHaus hydrofarm: Adam Brock Adam Brock is a permaculture designer and teacher based in Denver, Colorado. Adam’s background includes a B.A. in Ecological Design from New York University’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study, a semester certificate from the Ecosa Institute, a Permaculture Design Certificate from Andrew Faust and a Permaculture Teacher’s Certificate from Dave Jacke.

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