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Home Composting: Its Time Has Come

Home Composting: Its Time Has Come

Brenda Platt

September 10, 2020

Fall is always a great time to get started with composting, and due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many people are looking for safe outdoor activities or safe ways to secure fresh produce. There arguably has never been a better time to consider how to grow food and compost at home — it's an opportunity t  READ MORE


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DIY Compost Screeners — Baltimore Community Compost Sites Build Their Own

DIY Compost Screeners — Baltimore Community Compost Sites Build Their Own

Brenda Platt

January 20, 2021

As part of ILSR’s Baltimore Composting for Community Project, we are supporting about a dozen community compost sites in the city. This month we hosted two events in Baltimore to build DIY compost screeners designed for the community scale.  READ MORE


In BioCycle: The State Of Community Composting In The U.S.

In BioCycle: The State Of Community Composting In The U.S.

Brenda Platt

December 10, 2020

In BioCycle, Brand Platt spoke about the business of community composting and the state of the industry today in the U.S.  READ MORE


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How the Baltimore Farm Alliance is Fighting Food Apartheid and Building Community Resilience – Episode 111 of Building Local Power

How the Baltimore Farm Alliance is Fighting Food Apartheid and Building Community Resilience - Episode 111 of Building Local Power

Jess Del Fiacco

October 15, 2020

Host Jess Del Fiacco is joined by Denzel Mitchell, Deputy Director of the Baltimore Farm Alliance, and Sophia Hosain, leader of ILSR’s composting work in Baltimore.  READ MORE


Local Compost Enterprise Cultivates a Just and Healthy Community (Episode 102)

Local Compost Enterprise Cultivates a Just and Healthy Community (Episode 102)

Jess Del Fiacco

June 11, 2020

In this episode of Building Local Power, host Jess Del Fiacco is joined by Brenda Platt, Director of ILSR's Composting for Community Initiative, and Kesiah Bascom, founder of OffBeet Compost.  READ MORE