Composting 101

Monthly on the 3rd Saturday 10:00 AM to 11:30 PM

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Come join us to learn the basics of composting. We provide you with the knowledge you need to compost at home and turn your trash into treasure! Composting not only helps the environment, but it also helps your gardens to flourish and thrive, without the need for fertilizers. If you want to join us in learning the why's and how's of turning your waste into "Black Gold," then sign up for Conscious Composting 101: we meet once a month, beginning in June, for a period of 6 months. 

"The ground's generosity takes in our compost and grows beauty! Try to be more like the ground."-Rumi

Cost for the six month course: 120.00

About the leader(s)

Nicole Boutiette

Nicole's love for the environment and being outdoors began as a child, as she worked side-by-side in the gardens with her grandmother and mother. She followed her passion throughout her education at UMass Amherst, focusing on environmental sustainability and the green movement.
Before she came to Rolling Ridge to work with the land, Nicole worked at Flatbread Company in Bedford, where she co-pioneered the herbal and floral gardens. As a steward of the Earth, she believes composting can help heal our planet!

Marie Rudzinsky

Marie has been studying, practicing and living mindfully for over 10 years.  She has helped many people with MS, and runs mindfulness programs at Lake Quanapowitt in Wakefield, MA and surrounding areas.  As a retreat facilitator, Marie  will guide the group providing wisdom, experience and compassionate support.
        
She is also qualified to teach the MBSR (Mind, Body Stress Reduction) program and trained with the UMass Center for Mindfulness Medical School.