Home Composting for Beginners ONLINE

Home Composting for Beginners ONLINE

Turning organic waste into soil conditioner

Live via Zoom
Over 100 people have attended this class


Are you home compost curious but not too sure where to start? 

In this interactive online Introduction to Composting workshop  you will learn the basics of home composting including how to set one up and maintain it, the simple recipe for success, what to add and what not to add and talk about some of the common problems people experience.


  • This is an adult-focused learning experience and not suited to young children.
  • Discounted compost bins and resources will be available to participants
  • A zoom link will be emailed to you prior to the booking

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What you will learn

  • How to compost at home
  • Simple to follow composting steps
  • Common problems and solutions

What you will get

  • Access to notes and recording

What to bring

  • Inquiring mind

What to wear


Appropriate for

home gardeners, environmentally concerned

Edendale Farm

(928 Reviews)

Edendale is a small working farm on 7 hectares of land adjacent to the Diamond Creek in Eltham.

We are open 7 days a week 9.30 to 4.30 with the exception of Christmas Day. Entry to the farm is by a Gold Coin Donation into one of our donation boxes around the farm.

Edendale's purpose is to provide an interactive community and education centre to support sustainable living practices for the whole community.

Edendale offers:

  • Local native plant nursery
  • Preschool and school education programs
  • Community sustainability workshops
  • Family activities and events
  • Cafe Eden and spaces for picnics
  • Close proximity to Eltham North adventure playground reserve
  • Volunteer opportunities

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4.9 (17 reviews)
Peterrated it
07 Mar 2024
Thoroughly enjoyed the compost for beginners session. I have composted for years, yet I learnt many things that I can adopt to improve my composting outcomes. Thanks Edendale.
Tiinarated it
12 Oct 2023
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Mariannerated it
11 Oct 2023
I found this a very good way to increase my knowledge about composting. I now feel confident enough to try a hot composting pile.
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Cancellations & Refunds

If the organiser cancels the class:

You are entitled to a full refund.

If you can't attend the class:

You’re welcome to send someone in your place.


You may cancel anytime before class starts and claim a full refund or transfer or credit note.

We recommend the refund upgrade option upon checkout in case you’re not able to attend the class. Learn more about refund upgrade option.

Terms & Conditions

Anyone partaking in any classes or coming to any events at Edendale Farm or organised by Edendale Farm must agree to these terms and conditions.


I agree to take on full responsibility for any damages, injuries and for physical and/or personal property, which I might incur whilst participating in classes and/or events organised by Edendale Farm


I agree to give Edendale Farm unrestricted publishing rights for any photographs, videos or recordings taken at Edendale Farm classes and events or on Edendale Farm premises. (For use of Edendale Farm marketing materials).

Photos and videos recordings will not be taken of children without written permission from parents or guardians.


Edendale Farm requires 72 hours notice in writing prior to the class commencing for a refund, transfer or credit.


In the event that a class is cancelled by Edendale Farm, students will be notified via text message or email and entitled to a full refund, transfer or credit.

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