May 4, 2010, at 6:30 p.m.Where: Plant and Soil Science
Bldg. (MSU Campus) Room 155, East Lansing, MI
about square foot gardening (small but intensively planted gardens).
There will also be a tool drive for the Burmese Garden Project, so bring
a tool if you can.
How: Free for members, or $3 for
the public. For more
information email [log in to unmask].
of the Ingham County Household Hazardous Waste Collection SiteWhen: Starting May 6, 2010, from 2 p.m.-6 p.m. (Every
Thursday through the end of September)
Where: 5303 S. Cedar, Lansing, MI
Why: Come dispose of hazardous
chemicals free to Ingham County residence.
How: Free collection for the
residence of Ingham County. For
more information contact: Ingham County Health
Department Hotline (517) 887-4521. For event flier visit
www.michiganorganic.msu.edu under the events tab.
(weed killer, insecticides) *photographic chemicals
batteries & cell phones *fluorescent lights and
ballasts (removed from fixture)
- cleaners & polishes
*aerosols containing product (throw
empties in trash)
- flammables (gasoline, lighter fluid, etc.)
*home repair products
(glue, caulk, etc.)
- wood preservatives *mercury (thermometers,
thermostats. Place in a
- asphalt sealer & roofing tar ziplock
- fuel oil *small propane tanks (1 pound size)
products (brake, steering, *acids & bases (pool
chemicals, toilet bowl cleaners) transmission fluid) Do NOT bring *oil
paint & paint products
(thinner, mineral waste oil or antifreeze. NO LATEXspirits, stains)
over the counter & prescription (see back for
Container GardeningWhen: May 8, 2010, from 2 p.m.-3:30
Center, 5825 Wise Road. Lansing,MI
Don't have a yard to grown fresh food?, this workshop will teach you
how to grown vegetables in containers.
How: To register email [log in to unmask]
or call (517) 374-5700.
Student Organic Farm Tour
When: May 10, 2010,
from 3:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Michigan State University, Student Organic Farm, 3291 College Rd., Holt,
MIWhy: Come tour the MSU Student Organic Farm (SOF) and
see what all it has to offer. The SOF has six hoophouses, which are
passive solar greenhouses. The farm operates a year-round CSA program
and sells some green and other vegetables. The SOF also has bees for
honey, chickens which provide eggs for sale, and newly acquired hogs.
How: Cost: Free or charge. Please
RSVP with Adam Montri [log in to unmask]
or (517) 355-5191 ext 1407. To learn more about the Student Organic
Farm visit: www.msuorganicfarm.com.