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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.

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.
05/23/2015  
Saturday
Compost Information Table: 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm at Bees + Seeds Festival, Tiguex Park, 1800 Mountain Road NW, Albuquerque (map). No registration required. Come and ask compost questions and enjoy live entertainment, guest speakers, seed swap.
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.
06/06/2015
Saturday
Home Composting Basics: 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm at Taylor Ranch Library, 5700 Bogart NW, Albuquerque, NM (map). To register call 505-897-8818 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. Instructor: Mel Chavez.
06/28/2015  
Sunday
Compost Information Table: 11:00 am to 2:00 pm at Mile-Hi Farmer's Market, Alvarado Park, 2000 Alvarado Drive NE (3 blocks west of San Pedro at Hannett Ave. NE)(map). No registration required. Come and ask compost questions and enjoy the fair.
07/15/2015  
Wednesday
Home Composting Basics: 10:00 am to 12:00 noon at Bear Canyon Senior Center, Room 5, 4645 Pitt NE, Albuquerque (map). To register call 505-767-5959 or send email to register@nmcomposters.org.
07/18/2015
Saturday
Composting With Worms (Vermicomposting): 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm at Taylor Ranch Library, 5700 Bogart NW, Albuquerque, NM (map). To register call 505-897-8818 or send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Instructor: Carl Soderberg.
07/25/2015  
Saturday
Home Composting Basics: 10:30 am to 12:30 pm at Highland Senior Center, 131 Monroe NE (map). To register call 505-256-2000 or send email to register@nmcomposters.org.
08/01/2015  
Saturday
Composting With Worms (Vermicomposting): 10:30 am to 12:30 pm at Highland Senior Center, 131 Monroe NE (map). To register call 505-256-2000 or send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Instructor: Carl Soderberg.
08/12/2015  
Wednesday
Composting With Worms (Vermicomposting): 10:00 am to 11:30 am at Bear Canyon Senior Center, Room 5, 4645 Pitt NE, Albuquerque (map). To register call 505-767-5959 or send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Instructor: Mel Chavez.
08/15/2015
Saturday
Bucket Composting with the Bokashi Method: 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm at Taylor Ranch Library, 5700 Bogart NW, Albuquerque, NM (map). To register call 505-897-8818 or send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Instructor: John Zarola.
09/02/2015  
Wednesday
Bucket Composting with the Bokashi Method: 10:00 am to 11:30 am at Bear Canyon Senior Center, Room 5, 4645 Pitt NE, Albuquerque (map). To register call 505-767-5959 or send email to register@nmcomposters.org.
09/19/2015  
Saturday
Bucket Composting With the Bokashi Method: 10:30 am to 12:30 pm at Highland Senior Center, 131 Monroe NE (map). To register call 505-256-2000 or send email to register@nmcomposters.org.
10/14/2015  
Wednesday
Improving Desert Garden Soil: 10:00 am to 11:30 am at Bear Canyon Senior Center, Room 5, 4645 Pitt NE, Albuquerque (map). To register call 505-767-5959 or send email to register@nmcomposters.org.