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Earth Repair: Grassroots Remedies for Detoxing and Healing Contaminated Land


Details: Are you passionate about growing and gathering your own food and medicine, but are concerned that the soils in your community are contaminated by heavy metals or chemicals? Do you live in a place where industrial activity formerly occurred or is currently taking place and are concerned about the toxic legacies left behind? Please join us for this workshop on Detoxing and Healing Contaminated Land with Lelia Darwish.


When: Aug. 7, 2013 from 6-9 pm
Where: Bickersteth Room, Hart House
Cost: $10/sliding scale
This introductory workshop will cover the basics of different community accessible bioremediation techniques, including:
Microbial remediation: Using microorganisms to break down and bind contaminants
Phytoremediation: Using plants to extract, bind, and transform toxins
Mycoremediation: Using fungi to clean up contaminated soil and water.
Welcome to the wild world of grassroots bioremediation and community driven earth repair!
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