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FREE SOIL TESTING AND WORKSHOP Saturday!
August 27, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
NEIGHBORS ALLIED FOR GOOD GROWTH LEAD IN GARDEN SOIL FREE WORKSHOP
A Free Community Event to educate the community about our North Brooklyn Soil
This Saturday, August 27th from 10AM-2PM, Neighbors Allied for Good Growth is hosting a totally FREE Lead in Garden Soil workshop. NAG is working with Brooklyn Colleges Analytical Center on the project and workshops. The free workshop will take place at McCarren Park Farmers Market. Soil testing will start at 10AM and processed into the workshop at 10:30.
This event will be free, family friendly, and open to the public. There is a lot to understand about our soil. Attendees will learn the science behind urban soil and how our North Brooklyn soil because toxic- from a historical perspective. This is a hands-on workshop with visuals and examples to learn with.
The free soil test will screen for heavy metals including zinc, copper, arsenic and lead. Attendees should arrive promptly at 10AM if they want to get their soil tested. Please bring a handful of soil in a zip lock baggie.
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