Prince William Cooks Up Compost Awareness Event

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Provided by Prince William County

The Prince William County Solid Waste Division and its partners Freestate Farms and Virginia Cooperative Extension (VCE) Master Gardeners will host a Compost Awareness Day event on Saturday, May 7 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The event will be held at the Balls Ford Road Compost Facility, at 13000 Balls Ford Road, Manassas.

Volunteers from the VCE Master Gardeners program will be present to share materials on the benefits and uses of compost and yard waste and food composting at home. Additionally, event visitors can drop off food scraps and receive a free compost sample in their own bucket, compliments of Freestate Farms.  Compost at a discount and compost bins will also be available for purchase.  Facility tours will begin at 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon.

Attend Compost Awareness Day on May 7 and learn more about composting.


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