Vermont Master Composter Course -- for participants outside of VT

This course offers an in-depth study of backyard composting. Participants interested in home, school, and community composting who take this course will learn about the many different ways to turn food scraps and yard trimmings into compost for healthier, nutrient-rich soil.

Please note that the registration for participants who live outside Vermont is currently only open for "Learn at Your Own Pace" (Track 2) students.

You can begin accessing the materials on September 2, 2022; access to the course ends on December 2, 2022.

The fee for participants who reside outside Vermont  is $150 per person; to purchase a seat and enroll in the course, please click the following button:

 For more information, visit the Vermont Master Composter website or contact Deb Heleba.
Vermont Master Composter Course
This course offers an in-depth study of backyard composting and covers the many ways to turn food scraps and yard trimmings into compost for healthier, nutrient-rich soil. It is offered by the University of Vermont Extension Master Gardener Program in collaboration with the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources.

Registration is currently open and runs through September 2, 2022. The registration fee for Vermont residents is $50 per person. If you live outside of Vermont, please enroll at our Out-of-State registration linkThe fee for out-of-state residents is $150 per person.

There are two tracks available to Vermont residents:
1) Volunteer track. This is an opportunity to give back to your community by becoming a Vermont Certified Master Composter volunteer. Upon registration, you will be asked to complete some requisite information including a volunteer application and background check. 
2) Learn at your own pace. Here you move through the course at your leisure & receive a Home Composter Certificate.

For more information, visit the Vermont Master Composter website or contact Deb Heleba.