March 15th -- Harvest Community Garden Composting Event

  • 15 Mar 2016
  • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • 10800 N.E. 128th Avenue Okeechobee, FL 34973


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Community Garden Composting Event
an Organics Recycling Committee event – sponsored in partnership by

What can attendees expect:

You are cordially invited to participate in the Harvest Community Garden Event to help spread the word about the benefits of compost use.  Join local compost providers, organic farmers, community gardeners and agriculture giants in Okeechobee, FL to learn more about local compost products available and community garden trends.  Make connections with those in the industry through this learning/networking opportunity. 


During a facility tour attendees can also learn about the composting process utilized at Waste Management’s (WM) Okeechobee Organics Recycling Facility.  Following the tour and lunch (provided by Recycle Florida Today), participants will also have the opportunity to see the results of compost use through a visit to the Indiantown Organic Farm.

What is an ELLS?
The ELLS - Environmental Lunch and Learn Series, is a scheduled opportunity for individuals to gain education and information via a training/networking session, site or facility tour, on-site equipment demonstration, workshop, information session or structured teleconference.

About the sponsors:

Waste Management - Waste Management, Inc. is North America's leading provider of integrated environmental solutions. We partner with our customers and communities to manage and reduce waste from collection to disposal while recovering valuable resources and creating clean, renewable energy.

When: Wednesday, March 15, 2016

  • Following is the schedule for the day and attendees may register for one or both facility tours:

  • Okeechobee Facility Tour, Community Garden Composting Event (receive free compost samples), lunch and networking.  Travel to Indiantown Organic Farm for tour.

Where: Okeechobee Organics Recycling Facility is located at: 10800 N.E. 128th Avenue Okeechobee, FL 34973

Registration fee: $35 for RFT Members; $50 Non-RFT Members

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