Youth turn compost - looking good!

The Compost Program Manager and volunteers turning a three-bin unit.

A handful of healthy worms coming out of coffee compost; vermicomposting
Image by Shanegenziuk

Red wiggler worms and vermicompost from an indoor bin.


Advanced Composting Class Series

  • Thursday, October 8, 2020, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Thursday, October 15, 2020, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Thursday, October 22, 2020, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

"Dig deeper" into the practice and theory of home composting in this three-class series:

  • Class 1 - (in-person, outdoors at 615 Willow Ave) types of outdoor bins; compost management and harvesting *Note: due to COVID-19, all in attendance will be required to practice social distancing, wear masks, and sign an Assumption of Risk and Liability Waiver*
  • Class 2 - (virtual over Zoom - link to be provided) science of composting; troubleshooting; maturity & testing
  • Class 3 - (virtual over Zoom - link to be provided) helpful role of compost in soil; compost uses; indoor composting

Come to one class or them all! Make the most of your home composting. Learn about the composting process, the science, and practical tips. We guarantee better home composting just in time for the fall leaf season.

class syllabus


$5/person per class or $10 for the 3-class series

Learn More


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

Last updated September 29, 2020