Sponsored by the Institute for Local Self-Reliance & Pennsylvania Horticultural Society
When: Friday, April 9th; 8:00AM - 3:00 PM
Where: International House, 3701 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19104
Fee: $30 includes lunch
Preregistration is required. No tickets will be sold at the door.
Compost Matters is a one-day conference that will look at the current state of composting in the Delaware Valley. With a focus on new developments in food-waste composting practices, the forum will bring together innovators, policy makers, and visionaries in the field, examining current barriers to food waste recovery, public policy issues, and successful models from the region and around the state.
Full agenda can be found at Pennsylvaniahorticulturalsocie
Speakers Include: Katherine Gajewski, Director of Sustainability, City of Philadelphia; Will Allen, Growing Power; Patti Olenick and Carl Hursh, PA Department of Environmental Protection; Nelson Widell, Peninsula Compost Group; Ned Foley, Two Particular Acres, and Marvin Dixon, Four Seasons Hotel; Maurice Sampson II, Niche Recycling, Inc.; Mark Highland, Organic Mechanics Potting Soil Mike Giuranna, US Environmental Protection Agency/Region III