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The next Master Composter Course starts September 27th!

Learn the ins and outs of composting, meet new people, and teach others in the community about composting!

Dates: 5 consecutive Mondays – September 27th – October 25th

Time: 6-8:30pm

Location: Encinitas

Application Required: Please click here

The Master Composter Program is designed to extend composting information to the public through volunteers who have successfully completed a comprehensive training program. There is a $30.00 materials fee, payable at the first class session. There is also a required textbook, The Complete Compost Gardening Guide, by Barbara Pleasant and Deborah L. Martin. This book will be available for purchase at the first class for $25.00, or you may purchase a copy elsewhere.

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The next Master Composter Course starts March 16!

Do you love to compost? Do you like teaching others about compost? If you answered “yes!” to either of these questions, the Master Composter Course may be of interest to you!

Dates: 5 consecutive Tuesdays – March 16, 23, 30 and April 6, and 13.

Time: 6-8:30pm

Location: City of San Diego Environmental Services Building, 9601 Ridgehaven Court, San Diego, California 92123

Application: Please click here

There will be a $5 course materials fee. There is also a required textbook, The Complete Compost Gardening Guide, by Barbara Pleasant and Deborah Martin. This book will be available for $25 at the first class session, payable by check or cash, or you may purchase a copy of the text elsewhere.

The Master Composter Course is conducted twice a year and is funded by municipalities in the San Diego region. The course is conducted in the classroom as well as at a compost demonstration site. It is hands on and fast paced; participants must attend all sessions. Optional field trips will be scheduled at the first class session.

In exchange for this training, course participants agree to give back 30 hours of volunteer service with the Solana Center in the form of educational outreach, such as assisting with workshops and outreach booths at community events, maintaining compost demonstration sites, and helping with school programs.

If you have questions about the course, please contact carlie@solanacenter.org.

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The September Composter Quarterly Newsletter is available online! This edition features information about the next Master Composter Course, the Solana Center’s newest worm bin, and information about upcoming events and workshops. To view this edition click here or visit the Composting 101 page for an archive of the Composter Quarterly Newsletter.

The next Master Composter Course starts September 30th! Click here to read more!

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The Composter Quarterly Newsletter was delivered via email on February 24th, 2009.  This edition featured articles about Composting with Cover Crops, Upcoming Workshops, Composting at Community Gardens, and more! Don’t worry if you missed the newsletter, the Solana Center Composter Blog now features a newsletter archive!  Click here to view past newsletters.

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mc-courseMaster Composter Course
Wednesdays, March 18 – April 15, 6:00 – 8:30 p.m.
City of San Diego, Environmental Services Building, Kearny Mesa

Learn the art and science of composting and become trained to teach others in your community. Master Composters are a diverse group who share a common love for the environment and work together on a grassroots level to support organic waste diversion and resource conservation. Course meets once per week for five weeks, plus two field trips. After completing the course, certification is earned by performing 30 hours of volunteer service in various composting activities. Offered by the Solana Center for Environmental Innovation and sponsored by the City of San Diego. For more information and to register, click here or call (760) 436-7986 ext. 217

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