Free Home Composting Workshop
September 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 amFree
Learn how to compost your food waste at home for free!
In collaboration with the City of Hobart, we’re very happy to announce this free composting workshops for YOU to support you to compost your food waste at home and keep it out of landfill where it becomes a stinky, nasty pollutant.
BECAUSE….. Did you know that food waste comprises nearly half of the rubbish in an average household rubbish bin and that up to (and over) 40% of landfills across Australia consist of pure food waste. Yuck! Once in landfill, food waste undergoes anaerobic decomposition (because of the lack of oxygen) and generates methane. When released into the atmosphere, methane is 25 times more potent a greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide.
So if you compost your food waste you’re diverting it from landfill and transforming it into nutrient-dense compost. Perfect for growing a great veggie patch in your own home or community garden!
YOU’LL LEARN HOW TO COMPOST WITH…
- Small compost bins,
- Large compost bays and piles,
- Compost worm farms,
- and more!
This workshop is being held at Mathers House at 108 Bathurst St, Hobart on a Sunday at the same time Farm Gate Market is happening directly out the front. Because of this you will be unable to drive directly to the front door. Instead, park in the Melville St carpark and walk across the road.
YOUR COMPOST TEACHER
Nadia Danti is a professional market gardener and soil health expert who’s travelled the world working with some of the best growers out there. Nadia is passionate about composting, soil health and understanding the ecosystem under our feet, as well as supporting people to learn the simple yet magical ways of home composting!
Please note, this workshop will be run in accordance to Covid-19 guidelines recommended at the time. While not essential, we do suggest you wear a face mask for this indoor event. If you are unwell with flu like symptoms we ask you to please not attend the workshop – please contact us beforehand to notify us if this is the case so we can pass on your place to someone else.