Biogas Workshop for Dickinson Students

When: Saturday, Sept. 29
Where: College Farm
What time: 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Open to current Dickinson students.

Biogas Program at Dickinson College FarmTurning compost into energy? Yes, the farm does that, too. Come learn about biogas digestion, a highly advanced form of creating renewable energy that is made widely in countries like Germany and Sweden. Bob Hamburg, a biogas-systems expert and author of the forthcoming book “Dragon Husbandry: The Why and Wherefore of Biogas Systems,” will discuss the history and current uses of biodigestion, followed by a tour and exercise at the farm’s biodigester led by Assistant Farm Manager Matt Steiman. Participants also will see the industrial-sized biodigester at Mains Farms in Newville in action. Space is limited to 12. First come, first serve.

Contact: Dan Webster, websteda at dickinson.edu

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