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Webinar Resources

Gardening from the Ground Up

Presented on: September 26, 2020
Hosted by: StopWaste and Fremont LEAF
Watch this recorded webinar that highlights the importance of building healthy soil! StopWaste educators Lori Caldwell and Trevor Probert provide guidance and tools to help build and assess your soil health, including activities that gardeners can take home and use to learn more about their own soil. Come learn how gardeners growing healthy soil can also play a major role in addressing climate change through “carbon farming.” We also share some exciting lessons learned from Fremont LEAF’s soil. Question and Answer sessions occur throughout the webinar.

Healthy Soils Activity Guides


Backyard Composting

Presented on: October 17, 2020
Hosted by: StopWaste and Mills College Community Farm

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Compost is gardening gold, and you can learn how to make it in your own backyard in this recorded virtual workshop. StopWaste educators, Lori Caldwell and Jeannie Pham, share all the basics, including how to build a pile, troubleshoot, and harvest. The webinar also explores the best uses of finished compost.




Worm Composting

Presented on: February 27, 2021
Hosted by: StopWaste 

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This recorded worm compost workshop over Zoom shows you how to transform your food scraps into plant food with the help of red wiggler worms. Worm composting is especially useful and easy for anyone with limited space! StopWaste staff, Jeannie Pham, share all the basics including how to set up a bin, do basic maintenance, troubleshoot challenges, harvest the finished castings, and use your castings as an organic soil amendment and fertilizer.