16 episodes

Telling the stories of community composting and community composters across the United States.

Composting for Community Institute for Local Self-Reliance

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.3 • 6 Ratings

Telling the stories of community composting and community composters across the United States.

    Through Pedal-Power, Community Composters Cultivate Deeper Connections with their Community

    Through Pedal-Power, Community Composters Cultivate Deeper Connections with their Community

    Sophia Hosain is joined by Composting for Community’s intern Alondra Sierra and Elinor Crescenzi, an activist, organizer, and a founding member of the Food Cycle Collective in Pomona, California.

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    • 36 min
    Composting Connects Black and Latinx Youth to their Roots

    Composting Connects Black and Latinx Youth to their Roots

    In this episode of the Composting for Community podcast, Nando Rodriguez, environmental facilitator at The Brotherhood Sister Sol, shares with us the various ways he engages youth in composting activities. He also dives into the role that environmental practices for Black and Latinx youth play in helping preserve and honor their cultural roots. … Read More

    • 44 min
    Compost Helps Local Farm Build Healthy Soils & Feed Their Community (feat. Moon Valley Farm)

    Compost Helps Local Farm Build Healthy Soils & Feed Their Community (feat. Moon Valley Farm)

    On this episode of the Composting for Community Podcast, ILSR's Linda Bilsens Brolis and Sophia Hosain speak with Emma Jagoz, owner of Moon Valley Farm in Maryland. They discuss the role compost has played in supporting the growth of their community-supported, first generation farm that is growing certified organic vegetables and herbs for Maryland and Washington, D.C. 

    • 40 min
    Implementing COVID-19 Safety Protocols for Food Scrap Drop-Off: Spotlight on the Community Compost Depot at Frey Gardens in Providence

    Implementing COVID-19 Safety Protocols for Food Scrap Drop-Off: Spotlight on the Community Compost Depot at Frey Gardens in Providence

    On this episode, guest host Brenda Platt talks with Elsa Higby and Aleks Jagiello of the New York Compost Project Hosted by Queens Botanical Garden.

    • 35 min
    The Case for Government Support of Community Composting (feat. Queens Botanical Garden)

    The Case for Government Support of Community Composting (feat. Queens Botanical Garden)

    On this episode, guest host Brenda Platt talks with Elsa Higby and Aleks Jagiello of the New York Compost Project Hosted by Queens Botanical Garden.

    • 30 min
    Composting Helps Nourish Communities in the U.S. and Beyond (feat. ECO City Farms)

    Composting Helps Nourish Communities in the U.S. and Beyond (feat. ECO City Farms)

    On this episode, host Linda Bilsens Brolis is joined by Benny Erez of ECO City Farms, her composting mentor. Benny talks about the role ECO City Farms plays in providing affordable fresh produce in two food insecure neighborhoods near Washington, D.C. We discuss his compost training work locally in the D.C. Metro Area and abroad in Zambia, Ghana, and Palestine.

    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings

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This is a really great podcast featuring real practitioners in the community. Highly recommend!

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