Composting

Hot and Steamy Compost with Joel Meadows

This is a recording of a compost workshop on June 14 2020 organised by the Hub Foundation with a Mount Alexander Shire Community Grant. The workshop takes us through the basics and beyond of building a Hot Compost… 𝗪𝗮𝗻𝘁 𝘁𝗼 𝘁𝗮𝗸𝗲 𝘆𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗰𝗼𝗺𝗽𝗼𝘀𝘁 𝘁𝗼 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗻𝗲𝘅𝘁 𝗹𝗲𝘃𝗲𝗹? Time to learn how to make top quality hot compost, the kind teeming with worms, dark and moist, rich smelling – like a forest floor, almost good enough to eat. Joel Meadows will take you through the essential elements of hot compost making; the best combinations of ingredients, gauging moisture content, aerating/oxygenating the pile, building wall structures, balancing nutrients, keeping your microbes happy and pleasing your worms. If you are just starting out with compost making, or have experience, but want to give your compost making a real kick, this workshop is for you.