(May-September) Homestead Composting - Beyond Basics A to Z
Saturday - September 3 2022 - In-Person 3 hours - 10:00am-1:00pm
At Sun And Bloom Farms in Lebanon, Missouri
Learn about the most fundamental principle of life as we know it: decomposition. Learn how to participate in the cycle of life, while reducing waste and building soil. We will walk around the farm and look at different types of soils, different types of composting systems, and different ways to use compost. In this interactive hands-on workshop we will cover the following topics: basics of decomposition, basics of soil, basics of vermicomposting, basics of pile composting approaches, basics of thermophilic / hot compost, basics of compost extracts and teas. We will also take a look at the soil food web via our microscope.
Lucian Toma - permaculture landscape and farm designer, consultant, gardener, farmer and educator with over a decade experience with the design, development and implementation of sustainability and regenerative programs in academic, government, non-profit, and business environments. Main farmer at Sun And Bloom Farms.
All registered participants will receive a Printed Handout with a summary of all topics covered and additional linked resources during the workshop, and as a PDF via email after the workshop + a 10% discount coupon for your next purchase of Sun And Bloom Farms produce and seedlings and/or About And For Sustainability garden/farm consulting services.
1 lucky participant will receive a 2 pound bag of our farm’s mother compost
If you are registering for more than one person, please add the names and ages of all the people attending in the Comments section at check-out!
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