Phase Three: Lincolnville Community Garden takes on composting

The Lincolnville Community Garden has been up and running for five years now and allows members, who donate $25 every 6 months, to have their own beds of plants. An initiative that the garden has taken on from the beginning is allowing members to compost their own food scraps to create nutrient rich compost product for their own beds.

Ten Things You Didn’t Know About Composting

By Mallory Hopkins | Graphics by Heather Seidel   What is it?  Compost is decayed organic material that is used as fertilizer. To create it, people recycle their food scraps. It means less waste going into landfills.     It’s more than a pile of…