Growin Green Garden Market flyerSCARCE (School & Community Assistance for Recycling & Composting Education) will host its annual kick-off to the growing season, the Growin’ Green Garden Market, on Saturday, May 1, 2021 from 9 AM to 1 PM at the organization’s NEW location, 800 S Rohlwing Rd (IL Rt 53) in Addison, IL.

The event will feature eco-friendly garden supplies, such as food scrap amended compost, local and organically grown seedlings, rain barrels, native plants, and more. Informational booths; mini-workshops on composting, native plants and bees; crafts; music; and more will also be provided to help you celebrate the arrival of spring and get your garden off to a good start.

Food scrap amended compost, seedlings, and rain barrels can be purchased on the day of the event pre-ordered for pick-up at the event. Pre-ordering is recommended for compost.

To place a pre-order and to review important market COVID-19 safety rules, visit the Growin’ Green Market website at

SCARCE is one of IFSC’s Gold Sustaining Partners, and Executive Director Kay McKeen is a member of the IFSC Board of Directors. To learn more about IFSC membership and how your organization can become a Sustaining Partner, see

To learn about additional upcoming events related to composting hosted by IFSC or other organizations, visit the IFSC events calendar. To submit events for potential inclusion on the calendar, please send event information to