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November 2021

January 2022

COMPOSTING DROP-IN

January 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Village Regional Library, 1930 Clark Ave
Raleigh, NC 27605 United States
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Free

February 2022

Sustainable Spirits – February 17, 2022

February 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Optimist, 1000 Brookside Drive
Raleigh, NC United States
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Free

The first Sustainable Spirits of 2022 will be Thursday evening, February 17th from 6 - 8pm at The Optimist, 1000 Brookside Drive in Raleigh.  This venue is a spacious coffee shop that also serves beer and wine.  They'll be open just for us with both indoor and outdoor seating. Sustainable Spirits is free, as always, so come and enjoy conversations about our environment and how we're going to celebrate and secure it in 2022. Let us know you're coming by…

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March 2022

Cary Arbor Day Celebration

March 13 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Bond Park Boat House, 197 Bond Park Drive
Cary, United States
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Come visit the NC Composting Council's table at this delightful celebration of nature. Celebrate Arbor Day | March 12, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. This event has been postponed to the rain date, Sunday March 13. All other details stay the same. Explore the wonders of trees and forests at our annual Arbor Day Celebration! Located outside the Bond Park Boathouse, the festival will feature tree identification walks, planting demonstrations, and Q&A with arborists, along with activities for kids, live music,…

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Sustainable Spirits, March 17, 2022

March 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bull City Burger and Brewery, 107 East Parrish Street
Durham, NC 27701
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Our next Sustainable Spirits gathering will be held at Bull City Burgers in the patio tent.  We'll meet on March 17th - yes, that's St Patrick's Day and it's appropriate because we are totally GREEN!  Sustainable Spirits is free and open to the public.  It's meant to be a space where like-minded people can get together for open and respectful discourse about environmental issues, practices and projects.  We hope you'll join the conversation.  

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April 2022

Back Yard Composting Class at Deep Roots Natives

April 9 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Deep Roots Natives, 3666 Guess Rd
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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NCCC Board President, Muriel Williman will be teaching a class on back yard composting at Deep Roots Natives, a native NC plants nursery and garden center.  The program is open to the public and free of cost so come and learn all you need to know about composting at home.   PLEASE NOTE:  this class was originally scheduled for March 12 and was postponed because of weather.  It is now scheduled for April 9th.

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Sustainable Spirits Spring Plant Swap April 21st

April 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cross Town Pub & Grill, 140 E Chatham Street
Cary, NC 27511 United States
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Our Second Annual Spring Plant Swap will take place on April 21st.  This gathering features our usual great group of people and engaging conversations about everything sustainable, and this month you can bring your garden extras to exchange for something wonderful from someone else's garden.  Anything having to do with plants and gardening is welcome from seeds to compost and even gardening books or empty pots.  If you don't have anything to contribute, please come and take things home!  …

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Apex EarthFest

April 23 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Apex Town Hall Courtyard, 73 Hunter Street
Apex, 27502 United States
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YOU ARE INVITED To Visit the NC Composting Council's Booth at Apex's 1st annual Earth Day event: Apex EarthFest! Apex EarthFest is an engaging, interactive festival for our regional community, offering ways to learn about, participate in, and celebrate our planet. Come Join Us! Saturday, April 23, 2022 12:00-4:00pm Courtyard at Apex Town Hall, Community & Senior Center (73 Hunter Street) What can you expect at Apex EarthFest? Vendor and Educational Booths and Food Trucks Earth Expo: A Project and Idea…

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Keep Durham Beautiful Plant & Seed Swap

April 30 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Glass Jug, 5410 NC Highway 55, Suite V
Durham, NC United States
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Keep Durham Beautiful and The Glass Jug - RTP are hosting their first annual Plant and Seed Swap, benefitting Keep Durham Beautiful! Bring plants or seeds to share or swap. Don't have much to contribute? No problem. There will be plenty of extra plants and seeds on hand. Just come pick some things up and enjoy yourself! Gardening enthusiasts and vendors will be on-site to answer questions, including a representative from the NC Composting Council! Sushioki will be set up selling…

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May 2022

Indoor Worm Bin Workshop

May 5 @ 6:30 pm
The Optimist, 1000 Brookside Drive, #Suite 109
Raleigh, NC 27604
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Free

Vermicomposting is a great way to compost indoors, keep food waste out of the landfill, while creating your own rich soil amendment. This workshop teaches you how to make and care for your own indoor worm bin, and harvest the finished compost. Learn how to make your own indoor worm bin for composting food scraps indoors. It’s easy, inexpensive and pays you back with an endless supply of fabulous, fertile vermicompost for use in your potted plants or garden. The…

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