From Washtenaw County MASTER COMPOSTERS!

The typical American household throws away over 5 pounds of compostable garbage daily! Take that garbage and turn it in to something you can use to enrich your flowers, vegetables,and lawn. Discover the basics of home composting in this fun class taught by Master Composters eager to share their experience with you.

After attending this course, passing the open book exam, and clocking 10 hours of hands-on community experience, you will receive become a certified Washtenaw County Master Composter. Fee includes manual.

Instructors: Lisa Perschke, Master Gardener, Christopher Simmons, City of Ypsilanti, Nancy Stone, City of Ann Arbor, with other featured presenters.The class will run for 5 sessions on Thursdays, starting on April 21, 2011. Limit 20 students.

5 weeks. April 25 — May 23, 2011

Mondays, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Pioneer High School

FEE: $49 Ann Arbor Residents ($59 all others)

Register online through Ann Arbor Public Schools Rec & Ed, Activity # 1645.701.

Or get the Rec & Ed  Spring Catalog.

Become a Master Composter!