If the world were merely seductive, that would be easy. If it were merely challenging, that would be no problem. But I arise in the morning, torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day... EB White
Tuesday, August 23, 2011
Construction of compost bin
Constructing compost bin
Yesterday I rode my bike by a community garden that was established earlier this year by Project Sweetie Pie in north Minneapolis. A group of young people were constructing a large compost bin with the help of the Compostadores. This is a group that helps communities build compost bins out of wooden pallets and other recycled materials. The Compostadores lead workshops on bin construction and also have instructions on the web that guide one through the process of compost bin construction.
Project Sweetie Pie
The community garden that was constructing a new compost bin is one of a number that was established this past year by a nonprofit start-up, Project Sweetie Pie. I had a nice visit with the visionary Executive Director, Michael Chaney. An article, "Project Sweetie Pie takes youth from seeds to market", further describes the work that Mr. Chaney is doing to engage young people in urban farming and healthy lifestyles.