21 Acres Successful Composting Basics
Wednesday, August 29, 2012 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Topics to be covered:
- What is Compost and Why is it “Good?”
- What is the Best Way to Make Compost?
- Open Bins vs. Containers
- Key Ingredients for Great Compost: Browns and Greens
- Getting Started: Activators, Worms, Microorganisms
- Critical Mass: When is Enough, Enough?
- Be Careful When Adding These Ingredients!
- When and How to Use Compost
Instructor: Fred Wemer
Wemer is a certified Master Gardener and volunteers as the Garden Operations Leader at the Bellevue Demonstration Garden. His composting expertise has been honed gardening two-thirds of an acre on a forested island where he composts everything. Mr. Werner is a former dentist and UW Dentistry School Instructor and now raises edible flowers, brassicas, artichokes, and asparagus in the BUDG experimental bed.
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Our mission is to cultivate, demonstrate and advance systems that support sustainable agriculture. 21 Acres is a non-profit organization with a vision to create and operate a vital, open public space for all of us to rediscover the agricultural heritage of our region and learn about cutting-edge, sustainable agricultural design and technologies as well as ways to maximize the beneficial aspects of fresh local produce and farm products.