Master Composter Training

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The Civic Garden Center, in partnership with Hamilton County Recycling and Solid Waste District, Hamilton County Soil and Water Conservation District, Xavier University, Cincinnati Zoo, and Findlay Market, announce the Master Composter Series.

Prerequisite: Successful passage of pre-test (knowledge available during one of Civic Garden Center’s Basic Composting classes or Hamilton County Recycling and Solid Waste District class) Cost: $30 per participant
Class size is limited
Registration is required

Calling all garden gurus and environmental enthusiasts! Ready to get down and dirty? Enroll in our intensive Master Composter Training. You’ll learn the details of soil science, a variety of composting methods, and how to share your knowledge with our local community. 10 hours of classroom instruction will be complemented by 10 hours of field study, exposing participants to the vast wealth of composting resources in our area.

Certificates will be awarded upon completion of 30 volunteer hours working in community gardens and education programs. Don’t miss your chance to join this unique opportunity. Spaces are limited and interested participants must submit proof of basic composting knowledge via a pre-test before they are considered for enrollment.

Spring, 2015 Classroom Instruction Dates

Tuesday, March 10, 6:00 p.m.–8:30 p.m.
Tuesday, March 17, 6:00 p.m.–8:30 p.m.
Tuesday, March 24, 6:00 p.m.–8:30 p.m.
Tuesday,  March 31, 6:00 p.m.–8:30 p.m.

Spring, 2015 Field Study Tours

Saturday, March 14, 10:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 21, 10:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 28, 10:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 4, 10:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Classes held at the Civic Garden Center, 2715 Reading Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45206 (MAP) and field study tours are at various locations in the region.

Click here to register.

Class size is limited – please contact Mary Dudley, for details or questions.

If you are interested in Worm Bin composting, click here.

Interested in a more basic composting class? Try Hamilton County Recycling and Solid Waste Districts Get the Dirt on Backyard Composting free seminar.

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