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Learn to make and use biochar for your home garden at this class on Thursday, Feb. 21.


Making & Using Biochar in Your Garden

  • Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

What is biochar and how does it improve garden soil? Sean Dembrosky from Edible Acres will lead this workshop on the benefits of biochar and show how to make it yourself. We'll discuss a number of easy and simple ways to make biochar in the wood stove, in simple outdoor pits, in mobile containers, and more. We'll explore how biochar can provide amazing boosts to your soil and discuss appropriate ways of incorporating it.

Pre-registration is required. Go to the registration page to register and pay online, or call CCE-Tompkins at 272-2292 and we will register you online with your input. Pre-registration is required to hold your place in the class, and also in the event that a class is postponed or cancelled and we need to contact participants.

Register & Pay Online here.


$7-$10/person sliding scale, pay what you can afford

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CCE-Tompkins Education Center
615 Willow Avenue
Ithaca, NY 14850-3555

Last updated February 20, 2018