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Classes and Other Activities for the Public

Bernalillo County Extension Master Composters

Our classes include the art, science, materials, methods, and benefits of various composting techniques. Classes listed are free unless otherwise noted and open to all ages unless otherwise noted. Registration is required for most activities. New classes will be added as they are scheduled. Be sure to check again if you don't find a class that works for you. And, details might change so please check for revisions. If you have an event to add, please send email to webmaster@nmcomposters.org.

01/29/2015  
Thursday
Home Composting Basics: 9:30 am to 11:30 am at Highland Senior Center, 131 Monroe NE (map). To register call 505-256-2000 or send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Instructor: Carl Soderberg.
02/17/2015  
Tuesday
Home Composting and Soil Amending: 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at UNM Continuing Education, Course #07511, 1634 University Boulevard NE, CE South Building, Room 2015 (map). To register call 505-277-0077 or see more ways to register. Cost is $45. Instructor: John Zarola.
02/26/2015  
Thursday
Composting With Worms (Vermicomposting): 9:30 am to 11:30 am at Highland Senior Center, 131 Monroe NE (map). To register call 505-256-2000 or send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Instructor: Carl Soderberg.
03/07/2015
Saturday
Home Composting Basics: 10:00 am to 11:00 am at at Osuna Nursery, 501 Osuna Road NE, Albuquerque (map). To register or for more information send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Weather permitting, the class may be outdoors. Instructor: Sam Lopez.
03/14/2015
Saturday
Home Composting Basics: 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm at Open Space Visitor Center, 6500 Coors Blvd NW, Albuquerque (map). To register call 505-897-8831 or send email to register@nmcomposters.org.
03/26/2015  
Thursday
Bucket Composting With the Bokashi Method: 9:30 am to 11:30 am at Highland Senior Center, 131 Monroe NE (map). To register call 505-256-2000 or send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Instructor: Donna Detweiler.
03/28/2015  
Saturday
Composting Comprehensive Workshop:
9:00 am to 12:00 pm - Home Composting Basics and Soil Amending
1:30 pm to 3:00 pm - Composting With Worms (Vermicomposting)
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm - Bucket Composting With the Bokashi Method
At Sandoval County Extension Service Classroom, 811 S. Camino del Pueblo, Old County Courthouse, Bernalillo, NM (map). Register for one, two, or all three classes by sending email to register@nmcomposters.org or calling 505-867-2582. The workshop is a joint venture of the Sandoval County Master Gardeners and Bernalillo County Extension Master Composters. Instructors: Bill Bailey, Rye Bailey, Sam Lopez, Rod Reay, Carl Soderberg, John Zarola.
04/02/2015  
Thursday
Improving Desert Garden Soil: 9:30 am to 11:30 am at Highland Senior Center, 131 Monroe NE (map). To register call 505-256-2000 or send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Instructor: John Zarola.
04/04/2015
Saturday
Composting With Worms (Vermicomposting): 11:00 am to 12:30 pm at Open Space Visitor Center, 6500 Coors Blvd NW, Albuquerque (map). To register call 505-897-8831 or send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Instructor: Mel Chavez.
04/14/2015  
Tuesday
Home Composting Basics: 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm at Barelas Senior Center, 714 7th Street SW, Albuquerque 87102 (map). To register or for more information call 505-764-6436 or send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Instructors: Mark Williams, Will Covert.
04/18/2015  
Saturday
Composting With Worms (Vermicomposting): 10:00 am to 11:00 am at Esther Bone Memorial Library, 950 Pinetree Rd. SE, Rio Rancho 87124 (map). To register call 505-891-5012 or send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Instructor: John Zarola.
05/02/2015
Saturday
Home Composting Basics: 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm at Open Space Visitor Center, 6500 Coors Blvd NW, Albuquerque (map). To register call 505-897-8831 or send email to register@nmcomposters.org.
05/05/2015
Tuesday
Home Composting Basics: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm at Meadowlark Senior Center, 4330 Meadowlark Lane SE, Rio Rancho (map). The class is free and open to all. No registration is required. Instructor: John Zarola.
05/09/2015
Saturday
Home Composting Basics: 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm at Juan Tabo Library, 3407 Juan Tabo NE (map). To register send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Instructor: Sam Lopez.
05/23/2015  
Saturday
Home Composting Basics: 10:00 am to 12:00 noon at Highland Senior Center, 131 Monroe NE (map). To register call 505-256-2000 or send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Instructor: Carl Soderberg.
05/30/2015  
Saturday
Composting Comprehensive Workshop:
9:00 am to 12:00 pm - Home Composting Basics and Soil Amending
1:30 pm to 3:00 pm - Composting With Worms (Vermicomposting)
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm - Bucket Composting With the Bokashi Method
At Bernalillo County Extension Office, 1510 Menaul Ext Blvd. NW, Albuquerque (map). The Extension Service property is surrounded by a chain link fence. Entrance is on Indian School. Parking is free. Register for one, two, or all three classes at register@nmcomposters.org or call 505-929-0414. Instructors: Sam Lopez, Liz Sanchez, Carl Soderberg, John Zarola.
06/03/2015
Wednesday
Home Composting Basics: 10:00 am to 12:00 noon at Palo Duro Senior Center, 5221 Palo Duro NE, Albuquerque, NM (map). To register call 505-888-8102 or send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Instructor: Carl Soderberg.
06/20/2015
Saturday
Composting With Worms (Vermicomposting): 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm at Open Space Visitor Center, 6500 Coors Blvd NW, Albuquerque (map). To register call 505-897-8831 or send email to register@nmcomposters.org.