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Online: Composting & Compost Tea
March 1 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
Monique Bosch will bring her composting lecture, given to Organic Land Care Professionals to Weston Nurseries. Various types of composting will be highlighted, including thermophilic, static aerated piles, high-fungal methods and worm composting. Learn about the many ways to compost effectively, using various inputs and different scales of operation. In addition, making extracts and teas from the finished compost will be demonstrated. This workshop should help you get started with your own composting operation or show clients the best ways to compost at home.
About Monique Bosch
Monique has built over 40 edible school and community gardens and farms around the Northeast, including a 2-acre urban farm in Bridgeport CT. These days she works as a Soil Health Lead for CT NOFA. In addition, she teaches ‘how to grow your own food’ and runs a worm composting business with her son Justin. She studied ‘The Soil Food Web’ under Dr. Elaine Ingham, and teaches microscopy and soil health to farmers and organizations. Through microscopy and test trials, Monique explores the relationship between living soil and healthy, nutritious food.