We are now opening up Hacking the Heat: A Compost Heat Recovery Weekend Intensive to all of our supporters as well as the public. We wanted to target you and your friends with the first blast of outreach. We only have 6 spots left so sign up ASAP!
The weekend will include visits of two on-farm compost heat recovery (CHR) systems as well as a tour of Highfields Research and Education Facility’s ongoing CHR systems development. Saturday will include a presentation on compost thermodynamics from Bob Rynk, Editor of the On-Farm Composting Handbook! Sunday will include a Pain Mound build out with Compost Power’s founder Gaelan Brown!! And we’ll have special guests from Agrilab Technologies, designers of the world’s premier compost heat recovery technology for most of the weekend!!!
The program will be as follows:
Saturday November 16th
8:30 AM: Meet at Highfields Research Education Facility for Coffee and Introductions
9:00 AM: Composting Science and Systems Review
9:30 AM: Hacking the Heat: Introduction to Compost Heat Recovery Systems
10:30 AM: Drive to Jasper Hill Farm
11:00 AM: Jasper Hill Farm – Green Machine Tour
12:15 PM : Lunch (BYOL or pick up in Hardwick)– Caravan to Auburn Star Farm in Lunenburg.
2:15 PM: Auburn Star Farm – Tour With Conan Eaton
3:30-4:00: End of Day 1
Sunday November 17th
8:30 AM: Meet at Highfields Research Education Facility for Coffee and Site Tour
9:30 AM: Pain Mounds: Gaelan Brown Introduction
10:15 AM: Build Highfields’ Pain Mound
12:00 PM : Lunch (BYOL – most stuff will be closed in Hardwick)
3:30-4:00: End of Day 2
The workshop is bring your own lunch (picking up lunch on Saturday is also an option) and coffee and snacks will be provided.
COST: Suggested Donation of $25-50
TO REGISTER: Visit http://www.hackingtheheat.eventbrite.com and sign up with your name and e-mail! For registration questions please contact Nate Clark (firstname.lastname@example.org)
See you soon!