Master Composter Series

Participants will hear from local composting experts and get behind the scenes tours of several facilities. View our Master Composter 2019 Flyer  Please 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 $45 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

Thursday, August 1, 2019: Chemistry of Compost & Cincinnati’s Compost History, Field trip to Walnut Hills Community Gardens

Thursday, August 8, 2019: In-vessel composting & garden application, Composting regulations, Field trip to Greenacres

Thursday, August 15, 2019: Bokashi & Vermicomposting, Field trip to Lighthouse Community School Vermicomposting Operation

Thursday, August 22, 2019: Troubleshooting & Compost innovation, Field trip to Xavier University