Learn how easy it is to compost, and teach others!

Learn how easy it is to compost, and teach others!


Application deadline for 2018 Master Composter training

  • Monday, January 29, 2018, 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Help promote responsible composting in Tompkins County as a Master Composter volunteer! Free training involves 20 hours of class time covering composting in depth, and 20 hours of volunteer time (the "practical internship"). After training, Master Composters give back to the community in a variety of outreach activities.

The 2017 Master Composter volunteer training will be held on 10 Thursday evenings, 6:30 to 8:30pm from February 8 to May 3 at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County, 615 Willow Avenue. 

To accommodate various school breaks / holidays, etc., class will *not* be held on three Thursdays during this time period:  2/22, 3/15 and 4/05. The 10 training classes include a a preparation night for the Compost Fair (to be held  Sunday, April 29, 2018), and a graduation during the final class in May.

More information, including the volunteer Job Description available online at http://ccetompkins.org/mc

Application deadline: Monday, January 29; an online application is available.

Contact Adam Michaelides at 607-272-2292 or acm1@cornell.edu to express interest or with any questions.


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CCE-Tompkins Education Center
615 Willow Avenue
Ithaca, NY 14850-3555