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Registration for the 2022 Atlantic County Master Composter Training Class has closed. Click the button below if you want to be notified when the next class is announced:

2022 Master Composter Class Schedule:

Thursday, February 24 - 5:30 pm – Intro class (virtual) 
Saturday, February 26  - 9-12:30 pm - Field trip! View local composting processes (in-person)
Thursday, March 10 - 5:30 pm  - Soil and Compost – (virtual)
Thursday, March 24 - 5:30 pm - Composting with Manures – (virtual)
Thursday, April 7 - 5:30 pm - Vermicomposting – (in-person)
Thursday, April 28 - 5:30 pm - Commercial and Community Composting – (virtual)
Saturday, May 14 - 1-4 pm - Compost Expo Day at ACUA  - training, activities, class wrap-up (in-person)

Outside of the Master Composter Training Class, the ACUA and Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Atlantic County offer opportunities to learn about backyard composting throughout the year. Email to learn more. 

Upcoming Events:

ACUA's Earth Day Festival
Sunday, April 24, 2022
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Master Composters will offer information at ACUA’s compost demonstration site in the Geo Community Garden

Compost Expo!
Saturday, May 14
1 to 4 p.m.
The expo will be held at ACUA's demonstration site in the GEO Community Garden

Garden Talk: Composting Basics
Thursday, June 16, 2022
5:30 pm
ACUA’s compost demonstration site in the Geo Community Garden.

If you would like to get assistance, or have questions about backyard composting or the training itself, please email us!  


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