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First Friday: Alternatives for Keeping Food & Yard Waste out of Landfills

June 2, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


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Overwhelmed by yard waste? Not sure what to do with kitchen scraps? Brooke Edmunds (OSU Extension Community Horticulture) will share tips for backyard & indoor composting that can help divert compostable waste from the landfill. You’ll come away from this session with practical information and resources.

Brooke Edmunds is the OSU Extension Community Horticulturist in Marion, Polk, Linn, and Benton counties.  She oversees the Master Gardener volunteer programs in each county, teaches online and in-person gardening classes, and answers hundreds of gardening questions each year. Brooke’s background is in plant pathology and horticulture.  She has a Ph.D. in plant pathology from North Carolina State University and her M.S. and B.S. from Iowa State University.  She lives in Salem and greatly enjoys gardening with her kids and exploring Oregon’s coast trails. 


June 2, 2023
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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