Join us at Solana Center for Environmental Innovation for a composting workshop series on our home turf!
Learn the art and science of composting!
- Minimize your carbon footprint by keeping food and yard waste out of the landfill, helping reduce harmful methane gas emissions.
- Use this "waste" to create a nutrient-rich amendment for your garden. Compost use reduces the need for synthetic fertilizers and pesticides.
- Reduce water use and increase water retention. Compost increases your soil's water-holding capacity by up to 7 times and retains water for up to 7 days.
- Work with a team to build, maintain and troubleshoot a traditional compost pile. The course will also cover composting with worms (vermicomposting) and compost fermentation (Bokashi).
The course includes lectures, demonstrations, and a field trip. Master Composter certification requires the attendance of all 5 classes, as well as 30 volunteer hours of related community service.
February 8, 2020; 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM Week #1
February 15, 2020; 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM Week #2
February 22, 2020; 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM Week #3
February 29, 2020; 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM Week #4
March 7, 2020; 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM Week #5
Course Fee: $50*. If you are an Encinitas resident and you'd like to bring a friend from Encinitas, email us their name at email@example.com and their course fee will be waived.
**If the fee presents a financial hardship, please contact Diane Hazard at firstname.lastname@example.org to apply for a scholarship. **
This course has been made possible through generous funding by:
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