Eva VanAken has been employed as a environmental educator since 2006 and received her bachelor’s degree from the Audubon Expedition Institute and technical certification from the Maine Compost School. She has always had a special interest in waste reduction strategies and enjoys working with all age groups and demographics to empower and inspire a joyful lighthearted relationship to environmental challenges. Eva has been the Green Team Manager for Unifier Festival since the first gathering in 2014.
Jillian Tomlinson is returning this year for her second time in the role of Green Team Assistant Manager. Jillian attended UMass Amherst where she studied Sustainable Community Development and Sustainable Food and Farming. Her passion lies in art, music, Earth-based spirituality, and local food movements where together we can co-create a beautiful world.
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Food Composting for our Future
Compost is synonymous with alchemy! In this fun, hands-on workshop we will explore strategies for building and sustaining a healthy compost pile in your back yard. Topics covered include: compost vs.climate change; creating a balanced compost “recipe”; how to deter animals; pile management and problem solving; and compost application. From kitchen to garden this workshop will cover everything you need to know about small scale composting and more!