Carbon Smart Gardening Workshops
The Sierra Club is partnering with Senior Services Plus, Inc. to offer a free workshop presented by Sierra Club member Roger Glotfelty, owner of Advanced Sustainable Technologies L.L.C. The workshop will take place at Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at 10am at Senior Services Plus, Inc., at 2603 North Rodgers in Alton.
Workshop participants will learn how to build fertile organic soil with Biochar, Sea Minerals and Compost and grow food with balanced, complete nutrients in a process called Terra Preta.Terra Preta, the technique of using biochar to improve the soils' fertility, originated in the Amazon basin at least 2500 years ago.
Glotfelty will explain and answer questions about beneficial microbe diversity and activity while applying 37 strains of duch diversity onto the garden bed that will be built during the workshop.
Please RSVP your name and number in the party by the day before the event to:
Christine.firstname.lastname@example.org or (618)462-6802.
200 West Third Street; Suite 512; Alton, IL 62002