W.Va. State University to Host Free Composting Workshop in Welch

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Aug. 4, 2017
W.Va. State University to Host Free Composting Workshop in Welch
INSTITUTE, W.Va. – West Virginia State University (WVSU) Extension Service will host a free workshop on composting methods Saturday, Aug. 19, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Welch Armory in Welch, W.Va.

The workshop will educate attendees on the variety of methods for composting, which is the process of recycling decomposed organic materials into nutrient-rich soil.

“We will be covering a variety of composting methods at this workshop,” said WVSU Extension Agent Annette Ericksen. “The instruction will cover multiple experience and interest levels, whether you’re a small producer or a residential, backyard gardener.”

While registration is not required, questions can be directed to Ericksen at (614) 271-3005 or annette.ericksen@wvstateu.edu.

Funding for the workshop is provided by a USDA 1890 Capacity Building Grant (Award Number 2015-38821-24346).

The Welch Armory is located at 600 Stewart St. in Welch.

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