The Composting Education Program (CEP) invites the local Santa Clara County community to become a Master Composter [MC] every even calendar year.
Initial Training is a 14 - 17 week course, taught by the University of California. MC Trainees are taught research-based Composting fundamentals by UC professors and Community Professionals.
Training Materials, Training Video's and Supplemental Reading materials here have been provided by the CEP Program Coordinator, Cole Smith
Typical Course Schedule
Week 3: Introduction to Soils
Week 4: Life Cycle of Compost
Week 5: Compost & the Environment
Week 6: Composting Systems
Week 8: Vermicomposting
Week 10: Community-Scale Composting
Week 11: Compost Application and Utilization
Week 12: Basics of Community Education, Pt. 1
Week 13: Basics of Community Education, Pt 2
Week 14: Graduation!