FEED GARDENS, NOT LANDFILLS

We're rescuing your food scraps from the landfills and turning them into garden gold.  Donate your kitchen scraps at our SFLT drop-off locations and they will be composted and used to feed the soil in the Food Bank Garden.

small steps have BIG IMPACTS!​

Truckee compost bin, Slow Food Lake Tahoe in Truckee, CA
Truckee compost bin, Slow Food Lake Tahoe in Truckee, CA
Truckee compost, Slow Food Lake Tahoe in Truckee, CA
Truckee compost bin, Slow Food Lake Tahoe's Food Bank Garden in Truckee, CA
COMPOST COLLECTION SITES
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SFLT Food Bank Garden

Truckee River Regional Park

10050 Brockway Rd.

Any day/time - Jun - mid-Oct

Use the pitchfork to cover your compost with equal parts hay.

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Truckee Saturday Farmer's Market

Historic Downtown Railyard Parking Lot

East end of downtown Truckee on Donner Pass Rd.

Postponed - will return in 2023

Look for the Slow Food Lake Tahoe booth.  Compost bins available for $10.

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Truckee Certified Farmer's Market

Truckee River Regional Park

10050 Brockway Rd.

8am-1pm, mid-May - mid-Oct

Look for the Slow Food Lake Tahoe booth - located just outside the market, across from the driveway entrance.  Compost bins available for $10.

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Town Drop-Off Bins*

Multiple Locations

Year-round

Green food waste bins are located throughout town.  Compost dropped in these bins will not be used for compost at the SFLT Food Bank Garden.  Different items are accepted, check their website for details. 

*Compost brought to the town bins will NOT be used to feed the soil in the SFLT Food Bank Garden

Truckee compost, Slow Food Lake Tahoe in Truckee, CA
YES PLEASE
  • Fruits & veggies

  • Flowers

  • Eggshells

  • Coffee grounds

  • Leaves

  • Sawdust from untreated wood

  • Shredded white paper

Truckee compost, Slow Food Lake Tahoe in Truckee, CA
NO THANK YOU
  • Bread

  • Meat, dairy, seafood, fats, & bones

  • Leftovers

  • Pet feces & kitty litter

  • Compostable cutlery, bags, or containers

  • Tea bags & coffee filters

  • Tissues & paper towels

  • Shredded newspaper 

  • Cardboard

  • Anything sprayed with pesticides or herbicides

  • Weeds

Truckee Compost Slow Food Lake Tahoe, Truckee, CA
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