Composting For All Workshop


  • EUR: €95.17

You will leave this course with the knowledge and confidence to make your own compost. Mud glorious Mud!

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Join Phillip Allen for the day at True Harvest Seeds and learn Composting For All. With this training you’ll be set to make your own compost and know how to use it.

The Course

Time: 10.00am to 4.00pm. 45 minutes for lunch from 12.30.

Date: Saturday 10th August 2024

Price: £80 per person

Location: True Harvest Seeds – 36 Ardglass Road, Downpatrick, BT30 7NS

Additional Information: Tea, coffee and biscuits offered, bring a pack lunch. Toilet facilities and parking on site.

Your Facilitator

Philip Allen has been making compost since 1990. He is an organic gardener, a forester and an active environmentalist. He’s been teaching Permaculture since 1992.

On The Day

The training day is delivered by looking at each item in theory and then practicing it.
Philip is a great believer in encouraging people through listening to their questions.

Depending on weather we may need to change the times slightly to get the most out of the day.

What You’ll Receive

  • A full day with Philip onsite at True Harvest Seeds.
  • A starter colony of worms.
  • Handouts to take away.
  • Information session on how to make compost with questions and answers.
  • Practical sessions to make starter compost.
  • Types of compost and nutrient content. What ingredients make good compost.
  • Environmental considerations including health and safety.
  • Thermophically treated compost and the production of heat as a byproduct.
  • Considerations of compost toilets.
  • Community composting.
  • This training day will equip you with the knowledge to become a proficient composter so you can experiment and build on your own knowledge.
    You’ll be saving yourself money and saving the planet at the same time.

Further Opportunities

Community composting. More on this on the day.

Additional Information

On purchase of this course, retain your order confirmation as your ticket. We will also have a note of your name to ensure a smooth check in on the day. If you need any extra information you can email us on Or call Debbie between 9.30am – 5pm Monday to Friday on 07354864040. We look forward to welcoming you!

Terms & Conditions

There may be circumstances in which we need to cancel the Workshop. In such circumstances, we will provide you with a full refund of the amount of the Registration Fee that you have paid to us and we will make very effort to provide you with such refund within 60 days of the date of cancellation.

There may be circumstances in which we need to postpone the Workshop or change the venue at which Workshop is to be held and if we do, we shall advise you of this as soon as we possibly can.

All tickets for the workshop are non-refundable. However, if you are unable to attend the workshop for any reason you may email us at


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