Fall Leaf Festival & Compost Fair (Oct 26)

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Finch Arboretum, Spokane—The Spokane County Master Composters/Recyclers are after once more hosting the semi-annual Compost Fair at the Finch Arboretum on Saturday, Oct. 26.

The fair is getting held as aspect of the Fall Leaf Festival and begins at 11 a.m. Attendees will have to arrive by 1:30 p.m. to full all of the activities by the two p.m. close. Participants will find out how to make compost at residence out of garden debris, meals scraps, and leaves that will begin falling from our colorful trees. Activity stations will demonstrate the supplies that can be composted, varieties of bins to use, and how to construct and turn a pile. Compost tea brewers, bokashi systems, and composting with worms will also be demonstrated.

Photo by Shallan Knowles

There will be hands-on experiences as nicely as wonderful data shared by Spokane County Master Composters/Recyclers. The fair is cost-free and open to every person. Spokane County attendees can acquire a cost-free plastic compost bin just after finishing the finding out stations. There is a limit of a single bin per household and attendees will have to show proof of county residency. The bins are offered by the County Regional Strong Waste Method with grant funds from the Washington Division of Ecology.

Also at the Finch Arboretum that day is the Fall Leaf Festival, sponsored by the City of Spokane’s Parks &amp Recreation Division. Info booths, kids’ activities, and lovely fall colors await attendees.  You can also play in a huge pile of leaves. For far more information on the Compost Fair, get in touch with 509-625-6580. 

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