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Our Guide to Home Composting

Composting is nature's way of recycling. Just think about it -- you can turn fruit, vegetables and yard waste into dark, crumbly, sweet-smelling soil amendment. Compost helps your garden and plants, saves water and saves landfill space. That's what we call a win-win-win.

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What’s Your Gardening Potential?

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Have you ever wondered how much food you could grow in your yard if you took the time to garden? Now you can find out your gardening potential with this nifty tool!

Through the Community Food Production Mapping Tool, you have the ability to find out an estimation of your property’s food production potential. We website also links users to resources that will educate and empower them to grow more food. Simply zoom in and click on your address to see the following informtion:

  • Address
  • Lot Area
  • Arable Area
  • Calories (calories per year)
  • Food Days (days per year)

It’s fascinating! And it’s time for you to give it a try. Instructions for using the Community Food Production Mapping Tool are available at SLCgreen.com.