How to start an urban compost business in the city – Urban Agriculture Summit Conference


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Meet Justen Garrity, Veteran Compost founder and war veteran. He started his company to provide a great service to the DC area and keep the environment more clean. In this business presentation held at the 2017 Urban Agriculture Summit Conference he talks about his story starting his business and how it’s a part of Urban Ag presented at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA.

If you liked this video check out these other presenters from the Urban Agriculture Summit Conference:

How to start a non-profit farm Arcadia Farm presentation by farm manager Katherine Collins

How to improve Food Recovery / Prevent Food Waste presentation by Kai Robertson & Puwen Lee

Sustainable Urban Agriculture Certificate Program presentation by Dr. Leonard Githinji

How to Start an Ethnic and Specialty Crops Farm presentation by John Manirakiza

How to start a city garden service business Love & Carrots presented by Carly Mercer

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