Master Composter Series

  • August 01, 2019
  • 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Civic Garden Center, 2715 Reading Road, Cincinnati OH 45206

Organization: Civic Garden Center

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

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

Thursday, August 15, 2019: Composting regulations & Vermicomposting, Field trip with Go Zero

Thursday, August 22, 2019: Troubleshooting & Compost innovation, Field trip to Walnut Hills Community Gardens

For additional information or to request a pre-test, contact Kylie Johnson: or 513-221-0981.

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