The joys of composting…

compostWe’re hosting a Composting Workshop on Saturday 21st June, 10am-3pm

The perfect excuse to use the words ‘poo’ and ‘wee’ as much as you want all day!  Find out how to turn garden and kitchen waste into rich homemade compost, discuss the delights of manure and get down and dirty exploring The Community Farm composting systems.

Suitable for home gardeners and allotment holders aged 14+. Please come in appropriate clothing, and bring a packed lunch.

Led by Farm team composting guru Amanda Griffin (see Amanda in the Team section): Master Composter trained by Garden Organic with over 20 years’ experience of home composting and nearly 10 years of Permaculture practice. Self-confessed compost obsessive; has been known to get overly excited by productive wormeries.

Course content

  • Types of compost bins (including ideas for making your own)
  • Compost myth busting
  • Pallet bins
  • Wormeries
  • ‘Dalek’ bins
  • Leaf mould
  • Mulching
  • Liquid fertilisers
  • How to use compost
  • Tour of the Farm
  • Take home hand out

Using hands on learning, videos, games, some theory and lots of sharing experiences

Suggested donation to cover course materials – £35 (payable on the day)

To book please call The Farm on 610540 or use the contact form below.



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