Composting and Soil Fertility Workshop November 12, 2016

Cartoon-like drawing of wheelbarrow in garden with flowers and sun

Bernalillo County Extension Master Composters

Learn how to compost your food and yard waste, an easy and fun way to recycle and to build healthy soil in your yard and garden. The classes will cover the science, art, materials, methods, choices, and benefits of various high desert home composting techniques.

The class will be held Saturday, November 12, 2016, from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, at the Bernalillo County Extension Office, 1510 Menaul Blvd. NW, Albuquerque (map). The office is at the corner of Menaul Blvd. Extension and Indian School, NW, at the new traffic roundabout. Enter the gate off of Indian School.

The workshop is open to everyone. Cost is $25. Pre-registration with payment is required (details below). Registration deadline is November 10, 2016.

Class schedule:

8:30 - 9:00 Sign-in
9:00 - 10:30 Desert Composting Basics
10:45 - 12:00 Amending Desert Garden Soil
1:15 - 2:15 Composting With Worms
2:30 - 3:30 Compost Tea and Extract
3:45 - 5:00 Bokashi Bucket Composting

You may register and pay via a credit card or PayPal here:

Or, you may mail your name, email address, and a check for $25, payable to Bernco Master Composter Association, to:

BCEMC Registrar
Bernalillo County Cooperative Extension Service
1510 Menaul Blvd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87107

For more information send email to or call / text 505-929-0414.