Classes and Workshops
Why waste a good thing? Turn a liability into an asset by recycling organic waste to make a rich soil amendment. Learn the basics of enriching the earth and keeping good stuff out of the landfill at a composting or vermicomposting workshop!
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Spring workshops are now open for registration.
Backyard Composting Workshops - FREE
Have questions about composting? Want to learn how to get your compost cooking? Wonder how to tell when your compost is finished, or what type of bin is best? Then this free workshop is for you. Class includes classroom introduction to basic composting science, and a visit to a composting demonstration site.
- Thursday, April 25, 6 – 8 p.m. Celebrate Earth Day! Held at Columbia Springs
- Saturday, May. 18, 10 a.m.- noon. Held at C.A.S.E.E. 11104 NE 149th St. Brush Prairie.
- Saturday June 15, 10 a.m.- noon. Held at Columbia Springs
Family Wormshops – $35 per family
Squirmy fun for the whole family. Participants will explore the basics of vermicomposting and prepare bedding for their own wormbin. Kid friendly activities included. Worm bin and worms are provided for a materials fee of $35 per family. Children must be at least 5 to participate.
- Saturday, April 13, 10 a.m. – noon. Celebrate Earth Day! Held at Columbia Springs
- Saturday, June 8, 10 a.m. – noon. Held at C.A.S.E.E.
Vermicomposting 101 Workshop – $35 per bin
This class covers the basics of vermicomposting – using redworms to turn kitchen food scraps into black gold for the garden. Participants will receive worms and a wormbin and will learn how to prepare bedding for their new redworm friends’ home. Materials fee of $35 per bin/worms. The class is free if you provide your own worms and bin.
- Thursday, May 23, 6 – 8 p.m. Held at Columbia Springs
MASTER COMPOSTER/RECYCLER TRAINING
Want to learn more about all things sustainable and join our community of Master Composter/Recyclers who are helping to make a better world?
The Master Composter/Recycler class of 2013 is full but you can apply now for the 2014 Master Composter/Recycler training.
Master Composter/Recycler workshops are sponsored by Clark County Environmental Services.