Champaign County Grows Green Weekend October 17th to 19th

Starting this year, Midwest Grows Green, the Urbana Park District and the Urbana, Illinois – City Government will manage healthy, biodiverse and pesticide-free soils at the Urbana City Building and Canaday Park Ball Field by incorporating compost topdressing. See how we do it and commit to the natural lawn care approach by attending the multiple tutorials, demos and fun activities offered by CCGG Weekend. The events include:

Thursday October 17th
Compost Topdressing Lunch & Learn: Experience the steps and benefits of using compost to fertilize your lawn. During this CCNet brownbag, the Urbana, Illinois – City Government demos compost topdressing on their organic south lawn of the Urbana City Building, Noon – 1 pm.

Natural Lawn Care Green Drinks: Network and learn how to implement NLC and compost topdressing at a large scale with representatives of MGG, the Landscape Recycling Center in Urbana, the Urbana Park District and more. Location at Broadway Food Hall in Urbana, 5:30 – 7:30pm.

Saturday October 19th
Urbana’s Market at the Square: Visit MGG’s Ryan Anderson, ask questions about natural lawn care and take the pledge at Urbana’s Farmer’s Market.

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