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Community Garden Compost Donations!

Our “22 in ’22” started on Monday 2/28, and it was 22 degrees outside with 22mph winds! Yikes! It wasn’t going to stop us though! We are currently 2/3 of the way through our donations for 22 in ’22. We … Continue reading

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Spring ’22 Community Garden Compost Giveaway!

CLICK THE LINK TO OUR GOOGLE FORM TO ADD YOUR GARDEN TO THE LIST! https://forms.gle/RTVGA8zoRj2dqeuC7

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2021 Revisited: Inspiration and Perseverance

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What do we mean by “food waste”?

Ask any composter about “food waste”, and you’ll see the gears turning in their head immediately. They might even have a glimmer in their eye, or bated breath, as you begin the discussion. The term “food waste” encompasses a lot … Continue reading

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Using Compost in Fall

There are a lot of great uses for compost in the fall! We have been chugging along with our residential composting program, returning compost to customers and donating to non-profits, but we are taking some time today to give you … Continue reading

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Worms Worms What to DO?

We get a lot of requests for WORMS, but not every worm is the same! Before you order worms with us, please take a moment to learn a little about the WHATS WHYS and HOWS of worms. And listen, I … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Smash Charity Event!

Go carve Jack-o-Lanterns with your friends for Halloween! On November 3rd you can bring them, along with a charitable item, to Shadyside Nursery and watch us smash them for you* and compost the guts! The compost we make will be … Continue reading

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Winter Worm News

Expanded Service Area 2018 We would like to announce some big news for our Compost Exchange Program! We have expanded our service area for the program to a few North Side neighborhoods; West Allegheny, East Allegheny, Central Allegheny, Troy Hill, … Continue reading

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Seasons

Thank you for checking out my business! 2017 season has begun, and I thought I’d take a moment to talk about how this all started. In 2012, before Shadyside Worms, I found myself able to practice my gardening and composting … Continue reading

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Community Composting

Join us for a workshop that will teach you how to compost large amounts of waste in a community setting. Start a composting group in your neighborhood, build a compost heap at your community garden, or empower your organization to … Continue reading

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