Compost Tea Workshop With Sam Gerhard

Compost Tea Workshop With Sam Gerhard

Come be composting nerds with us and learn how to maximize your composting returns! Compost tea can have huge benefits to your garden or farm. Learn the theories and practices of compost tea brewing and application. Hands-on learning session with a vortex tea brewer, as well as application!

You Will Learn:

  • A variety of methods and theories on how to brew compost tea
  • How and when to apply compost tea
  • Benefits of compost tea
  • Compost tea ingredients and recipes
  • Compost tea brewers
  • Aerobic vs Anaerobic and how to stay safe
  • Utilizing Indigenous Microorganisms
  • Pond Scum and fundamental biotics
  • Fungal vs Bacterial teas and their support of diverse plant species
  • Utilizing your worm bin

Who This Course Is For:

  • Home gardeners
  • Homesteaders
  • Farmers and permaculture practitioners
  • Kids!
  • Anyone who wants to learn about how to utilize existing compost to make compost tea

Dates: March 31, 2018

Time: Saturday, 1pm-4pm

Location: The Permaculture Skills Center, 2185 Gravenstein Hwy South, Sebastopol, CA 95473

Cost: $25

About Sam:

Sam is excited to be working with the Permaculture Skills Center to help model and spread the use of regenerative solutions, permaculture design, and holistic management. He has a diverse background of growing up in Petaluma CA, studying art practice at UC Berkeley, living on a ranch that practiced rotational grazing, and working in landscape contracting focusing on greywater.

He wants to help close loops and have integrated management systems that inspire, educate, and connect us all to the land and to our inner ecology. Utilizing an artistic eye with an ecological approach, he strives to help create and maintain a model site displaying the many avenues in which permaculture ethics and principles can be applied to achieve both function and aesthetic form.