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Master Composter Program

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!)
  • Vermicomposting
  • Bokashi
  • Bugs in your compost pile
  • Environmental impacts
  • Much more!

Master Composter Course Schedule

Master Composter Course in Encinitas | April 29 - May 27, 2017

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.

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Sign up for the Master Composter interest list today to get updates about future courses, or contact us for more information: [email protected] | (760) 436-7986 ex. 704

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