Master Composter courses are a unique opportunity to gain a more in-depth understanding of the composting process, and provide insight on sharing this knowledge and passion with others. Through a combination of hands-on activities and in-classroom learning, attendees are trained to become composting ambassadors in their communities.
Course includes lectures, demonstrations, and a field trip. Course covers the following:
- Traditional composting
- Compost bin build and troubleshooting (in teams!)
- Bugs in your compost pile
- Environmental impacts
- Much more!
Master Composter Course Schedule
Master Composter courses are held year-round throughout San Diego County. Preferential registration is given to local residents. Class sizes are limited. Master Composter certification requires attendance at 4 out of 5 classes, as well as 30 volunteer hours of related community service. Meet new people in this fun, hands-on course and develop your composting knowledge, all while serving your community!
Graduates serve as composting ambassadors and support their communities through an array of activities such as: building compost piles in community gardens, helping students manage their school worm bins, assisting with workshops, maintaining compost demonstration sites, and providing environmental outreach at community events.