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Monthly Newsletter

June 2022

Recent Happenings

Dr. Jane with Roots & Shoots participants alongside Soil Cycle youth.
"Dr. Jane Goodall discusses chimpanzees, climate change and science during a lecture on the University of Montana’s Oval Sunday evening."
(Kevin Moriarty/Missoula Current)
Soil Cycle is expanding our drop-off corals, thanks to an afternoon of hard work with GUTS!, MUD, and Home Resource crews. Be on the look-out for this stylish new drop-off site this summer when you go looking for materials at Home Resource or to borrow tools from MUD!
~Specials thanks to our friends from GUTS! who learned basic power skills and expressed their creativity~
Have you ever heard of an Earth Tub? Meet ours! It processes food scraps in a jif- and creates lovely soil. Pictured above you can see Hannah scraping out the last of the finished soil from our spring load!

Learn more about our Earth Tub from Thomas below or on our Youtube page.
Soil Cycle: Earth Tub Part 1

Upcoming Events

Soil Cycle will be opening doors and starting tours on First Fridays between 3 & 4 PM. That's THIS coming Friday! Stop by our 1st Street location and see composting in action, take in our demonstration garden, say hello to Hera, or even grab a shovel and participate in the composting process.
We hope you'll come see what Soil Cycle is all about! 
COMPOST TEA SALE: THIS FRIDAY 6/1 from 10AM - 4PM!
Only $10 when you bring you own reusable container.
You can also find the Soil Cycle Crew at the Missoula's Farmers Market on the first Saturday of each month. We'll meet you by the XXX's - grab some fresh produce for the week and come on by.
Worm castings, biochar, compost tea and more!
Edible and Medicinal Plant Workshop
with Herbalist, Therese "Trez" Robbins
Monday, July 18th @7PM
$5-20 per person
With over 35 plant species on site, there are plenty of medicinal and edible plants to identify and discuss! Join us for an evening garden walk and identification session.
Discussion and questions encouraged!

Fun on the Farm

Every summer we get to talk about soil health and composting with Turner Farms Summer Camps- pictured above atop of the compost pile. 

Stay tuned for more Fun on the Farm this summer- ours included!

Soil Cycle Spotlight

Meet Gab! They are a bike loving, art-making, long time trail service crew member, that spends their off seasons (and time between hitches!) helping out around Soil Cycle. From sawyering trees at the farm, to delivering compost in a snowglobe, they go above and beyond to help us complete the cycle.
Thanks for all your hard work and dedication Gab! Happy Trails!
Volunteer with Soil Cycle!
Hera's Happenings

Hera has been finding out in the worm room recently, and keeping an eye on our red wiggler friends. They are doing swimmingly under her care, and populating like never before! 

Hera wants to remind you that Soil Cycle is your only source for local composting worms, and they can even can you set-up with your own in-house worm system. WHOA!
 

Thank You For Your Support!

With Love, from our Board and Crew!
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