EVENTS

Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 12 noon

Webinar hosted by ShiftMeals, sponsored by Vermont Farm to Plate Network

A FORCE TO BE RECKONED WITH: WOMXN IN VT’s FOOD SYSTEM

Part 3: Grassroots Organizing as a Form of Local Resiliency

Strong communities are resilient communities, able to support those in need through troubling times. This panel highlights grassroots organizers who are strengthening their communities’ ability to address and repair systemic inequities, rising food insecurity, and other vulnerabilities  that have been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. These womxn discuss the power of grassroots organizing, strategy adaptations to the current situation, and envision what strong communities can look like in Vermont.

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Thursday, November 5, 2020 - 1 pm

Quechee Garden Club

Backyard Compost 101

As of July 1, 2020 all food waste and organics must be removed from the waste stream. We’ll cover the basics of the Vermont Universal Recycling Law and get into detail about compost options, ingredients and recipes, bin types and management systems. Composting can help to reduce your trash size and smell, feed the soil, save money and the planet! Learn about the spectrum of possible and practical ways to manage trash including composting in the backyard. Cat’s enthusiastic and simple approach to composting will surely activate your interest and demystify the process. Engaging powerpoint with Q&A.

ABOUT GMWL

Grow More, Waste Less (GMWL) empowers and connects communities to affect positive change from the ground up. GMWL works with public, private, and school partners, through consultations, partnerships, and education about soil, food, compost, and whole systems.

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