On Farm Composting Workshop

Sunday, April 7, 2019, 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: Terra Madre Gardens, 9928 Protea Gardens Road, Escondido | get directions

Cost: $25

Age limit: All ages

Learn on farm composting management techniques from basics to troubleshooting; siting to vector control; and regulatory considerations to global impacts. This series will combine lecture, hands on training and a field trip to operational composting facilities. This workshop does NOT address typical residential composting or large-scale commercial composting. It is intended for those mid-sized systems that fall in between, particularly farms and horse ranches. In this workshop, we'll cover the following topics: -Compost basics, e.g. recipe considerations, feedstocks, and bulk density -Compost management, e.g. site considerations, BMPS, odor, dust, rodent/vector control -Regulatory considerations -Composting benefits -Global impacts of composting.


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