Media Release

Composting 101 Workshop

Monday, September 10, 2012 3:00 PM
downtown-farmers-garden-gainesvilleALACHUA COUNTY, FL - The Alachua County Office of Sustainability, Florida Organic Growers, and Gainesville Compost are hosting a “Composting 101” workshop on Saturday, September 15, 2012, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Downtown Farmers Garden (12 SE 1st Street, Gainesville). The workshop is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be provided.
Composting is the process of turning organic matter like vegetable scraps and leaves into rich stable organic matter. This workshop will focus on three composting techniques: traditional composting, vermicomposting or worm composting, and bokashi composting.
For more information, visit the event webpage, or contact Travis Mitchell, Florida Organic Growers at 352-377-6345 or


  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).