Master Composter Series

Participants will hear from local composting experts and get behind the scenes tours of several facilities. View our Master Composter 2017 FlyerPlease note that this is an advanced course. General themes for each session are listed below. A detailed syllabus will be distributed to participants. The schedule below is being modified and will continue to be updated. Register online now!

10 hours classroom + 10 hours field study + 30 volunteer hours = 50 hours

The $30 registration fee includes: 10 hours of classroom instruction, 10 hours of field study, the opportunity to earn certification upon perfect attendance and completion of 30 volunteer hours

Wednesday, August 2, 2017: Composting Methods & Cincinnati’s Compost History, Field trip to Xavier University

Wednesday, August 9, 2017: In-vessel composting & garden application, Bokashi

Wednesday, August 16: Chemistry of Compost & Vermicomposting, Field trip to Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

Wednesday, August 23, 2017: Troubleshooting & Teaching Tips, compost construction at the Civic Garden Center