Brooklyn

Red Hook Compost Site Tour: A Master Composter Field Trip

Fri, Dec 2, 2022
02:00pm - 03:00pm
Fri, Dec 2, 2022
02:00pm - 03:00pm
Brooklyn
Red Hook Community Farm, 103 Otsego St, Brooklyn, New York
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Date

Fri, Dec 2, 2022
02:00pm - 03:00pm
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Red Hook Community Farm, 103 Otsego St, Brooklyn, New York
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Description

Red Hook Compost Site Tour: A Master Composter Field Trip is happening on Friday, December 02, 2022 at 02:00PM EST at Red Hook Community Farm and It's Free

Join us for a tour of Red Hook Compost Site at Red Hook Farms to learn about the history and current operations of the largest fossil fuel free compost site in the country. We manage 20,000 square feet of space with solar power and human power composting on farm with outdoor windrows, tumblers, and 4 ASP pipes.

Event led by Red Hook Farms in partnership with NYC Compost Project Hosted by Big Reuse.

Registration is required to participate in this event. Please make sure to use the same name and email for all Master Composter Certificate Course events.

Course Policies

Cancellation / No-Show:

  • Please give ample notice in case you are no longer able to attend an event you’re registered for so that we may offer your slot to someone else.
  • Failure to give notice will be considered a no-show for the event.
  • Repeated no-shows may result in being barred from attending future events.

Lateness:

  • Lateness may result in being denied course credit for and/or participation in a workshop/ field trip. In cases where you are denied course credit, you will need to retake the workshop/ field trip in order for it to count towards your certification.
  • For volunteer events, you will only receive credit for the amount of time you are present for the activity.

Illness:

  • If you are not feeling well, please refrain from attending any in-person event, and notify the course administrator at your earliest opportunity to avoid receiving a no-show.

Non-Registered Attendance:

  • Registration is required to participate in all Master Composter Certificate Course events.
  • We cannot guarantee your admittance to a Master Composter Certificate Course event if you aren’t registered for it. Failure to register may result in being denied course credit for and/or participation in the event.

About the NYC Compost Project Master Composter Certificate Course

The NYC Compost Project Master Composter Certificate Course is an advanced compost education and outreach program. The course is designed to build a citywide network of educators, advocates and community composters to support NYC Department of Sanitation composting initiatives.

To become a Certified NYC Master Composter, registrants need to complete all requirements (7 workshops, 2 field trips, and 30 volunteer hours) within one (1) year from their start date. This field trip is one of two (2) required field trips for the Master Composter Certificate. For more information, including how to register for other opportunities, please visitmakecompost.nyc/mastercomposter.

When you register for a Master Composter workshop, volunteer activity and/or field trip, you will receive email notifications for future Master Composter events.

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