Compost Fair & Bin Sale

Spring Compost Fair


Saturday, March 4
10 a.m. – Noon
Rotate through seven hands-on stations to learn how to transform yard trimmings and food waste into garden nutrients. Spend as much or as little time as you need at each station.
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Turn Brown Leaves & Green Grass into Garden Gold!


Is your yard work piling up? Let it!  Learn the basics of turning that garden debris into garden gold through composting. Come to the City of Plano Compost Fair and discover what to put in, what to leave out, and how to mix, moisten and manage your way to successful soil enrichment. 

  1. Compost Fair
  2. Can't Make it?
Our Master Composters and compost volunteers will help you rotate through these hands-on learning stations: 

  • MaterialsWhat to put in, what to leave out. You’ll be amazed at what you can compost!
  • Feel the Heat - Learn how to achieve the ideal temperature in your compost binDiscover what organisms live in your bin. 
  • Types of Bins - Decide which bin is best for you and where to purchase it.
  • Use Your Compost - Learn what to do with all of that garden gold.
  • Food Waste Composting with Worms - Let worms ”eat your garbage” so you can harvest their nutrient-rich castings.
  • Turning Compost.jpgFood Waste Composting with Bokashi - Let microbes eat ALL of your food scraps and turn it into a wonderful soil amendment.
  • Show What You Know - Demonstrate what you’ve learned and pick up resource materials to help you as you compost.

Want to learn more? 
Visit our Composting Education page.