Join Chip Osborne for a presentation about organic lawn care practices from 9:30-10:30am followed by a Q&A with the Westford Water and Health Departments including Town Engineer Paul Starratt P.E. from 10:30-noon.
Chip Osborne is a nationally recognized leader in Organic Lawn Care, a professional horticulturist with forty years experience in the green industry. He is a NOFA Accredited Land Care Professional and a member of the NOFA Organic Land Care Governing Body. Chip is a member of the Board of Directors of Beyond Pesticides in Washington DC. He is also a ten-year elected member of the Town of Marblehead MA Recreation and Park Commission where he developed an organic management program for parks and athletic fields in 2001 in response to a Board of Health mandate that the town eliminate the use of pesticides and synthetic fertilizers. In 2007 he founded Osborne Organics, a company that provides natural turf consulting services to business, municipal, and institutional clients. A major focus of the business is providing education in the area of natural turf management. Chip developed A Systems Approach to Natural Turf Management(R) as a method of maintaining turf without the use of toxic chemicals.
This workshop is free and we ask that you please register on EventBrite.
Location: First Parish Church United, 48 Main Street, Westford