New Horizon School Presents Composting 101 & Learn About Microscopic Life with Lynn Fang
Join New Horizon School Pasadena on Sunday, February 26th, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Lynn Fang, soil scientist with LA Compost, to look at microscopic life inside the soil. The event will be held at NHSP’s Peace Garden.
Participants will have opportunities for learning how to compost on the NHS campus, at home, and in the community. Composting is an important part of becoming a zero waste community and “a fun way to support our living planet!”
Lynn Fang, MS is a recognized educator, leader, and scientist in composting systems as integrated aspects of ecological land management. She has extensive experience developing projects, teaching, and presenting on compost, soil health, and site design, from community workshops to college courses to the CalRecycle Soil Stewardship Training for new community compost site operators. From community gardens and urban farms to municipal habitat restoration, she has actively designed, managed, and analyzed soil health monitoring projects for regenerative land management systems. She works for LA Compost in educational and technical support, developing and managing compost quality and soil health assessments that are accessible and understandable for the community. She received her MS from the University of Vermont in 2015 investigating the impacts and mechanisms of compost-mediated disease suppression on the root rot pathogen Rhizoctonia solani. She is on faculty at Cal Poly Pomona teaching their compost course.
New Horizon School Pasadena, 651 N. Orange Grove Blvd, Pasadena, (626) 795-5186 or visit www.newhorizonschool.org.