Learning at the Farm

School field trips, group tours, summer camp, homeschool events and homesteading workshops. Everyone can learn something new at the farm!

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The Best Birthday Party in Georgia

Pony rides, hay rides, petting zoo, bouncy house, and more!

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Weddings, Birthday Parties, Corporate Events, Banquets, Community Festivals and more! – Learn More

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Summer Camps, School Field Trips, Homeschool Activities, and Homesteading Workshops – Learn More

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Gwinnett Locally Grown, Natural Foods and Remedies – Learn More

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What Can You Compost?

Have you ever asked what can you compost? You’ve probably thought about composting but thought it might be more trouble than it’s worth. Not really, there are so many things you can compost it will cut your waste in half. Composting is simple. Almost anything natural or plant-based can be composted. Don’t add meat or a lot of fat because that will smell really bad when it starts to decompose and attract every animal for miles. Rich compost is the best thing you can use to plant vegetables or to sprinkle around bushes, flowers and trees. It’s full of rich nutrients to feed your plants and it’s free! There are many types of composters available to purchase, you just have to decide on the one that is best for you. So to answer your question of what can you compost here is a small list but it will for sure get you started! All organic vegetable and fruit matter including rinds, skins, shells, seeds, cores and peels Used coffee grounds and Paper coffee filters Egg shells Tea bags Old bread Cooked grains Old dry cereals, crackers, chips, cookies, etc. Old beer, wine and liquor Natural wine corks Toilet paper rolls Wrapping paper rolls Paper napkins Old Post-it Notes Old mail and paper shredded 100% cotton clothing (ripped into small pieces) 100% wool clothing (ripped into small pieces) Animal fur Ash from fire place Dust bunnies Contents from your vacumn cleaner bag or canister Dryer Lint Grass clippings Leaves Dead plants or trimmings On the farm we compost with worms and all of our table scraps go into our worm farm. Ideally once...
“Rancho Alegre Farm began as a dream of mine to bring our family and others closer to the land in 2004. Since then, we have been growing, evolving, and offering new services each year.” – Pilar Quintero, Owner

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