November 1, 2018 / Uncategorized / Jamie Tiralla

2019 On-Farm Composting Workshop Anne Arundel County

Demonstration of an Animal Waste Management Technology

A Grant-Funded Project through the Maryland Department of Agriculture

Anne Arundel Soil Conservation District is pleased to help promote an on-farm composting workshop, offered on Friday, January 25th and repeated on Saturday, January 26th, 2019. Both workshops begin at 10:00am and end at 4:00pm and held at the Deale Community Library.

The event is free for Maryland residents and $35 for out of state residents.

Online Registration

About the On-Farm Composting Workshop

The workshop will include a series of presentations by nationally recognized experts in on-farm composting, habitat preservation, and farm planning. There will be hands-on demonstrations and ample time for open discussion among the participants. Following the presentations, the group will travel in their personal vehicles to the Veteran Compost demonstration site which features aerated compost systems for all scales of operation.

Light refreshments and lunch will be provided.

About the Organizers: Peter Moon And Justen Garrity

Peter Moon is the President and Principal Engineer at O2Compost, which has been in operation since 1996. He has designed more than 1,250 aerated compost systems throughout the U.S., Canada and 18 other foreign countries. O2Compost’s mission is to teach the art and science of aerated composting, and to empower individuals and organizations to become advocates for sustainable agriculture and stewards of our land, air and water resources.

Justen Garrity is the Owner and Founder of Veteran Compost, which is operated primarily by veterans and their families in Maryland, Washington DC and Virginia. In addition to the wide array of compost and waste-management related services his company offers, Justen happily shares his knowledge as a Compost Consultant. His goal is to continue growing his business, hire more veterans, and save the planet.