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. 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.

Classes are FREE unless otherwise noted and open to all ages unless otherwise noted. Registration is required for most activities. Welcome!

12/03/2016
Saturday
Composting in Tumbling Bins: 10:00 am to 12:00 noon 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: John Zarola.
01/03/2017
Tuesday
Composting in Tumbling Bins: 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. To register send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Instructor: John Zarola.
01/14/2017
Saturday
Home Composting Basics: 10:00 am to 12:00 noon 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: John Zarola.
01/25/2017  
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. Instructor: Carl Soderberg.
01/28/2017
Saturday
Composting With Worms (Vermicomposting): 10:00 am to 12:00 noon 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.
01/28/2017
Saturday
Down & Dirty: A Hands-on Composting Workshop: 10:00 am to 1:00 pm at Desert Oasis Teaching Gardens, at the Albuquerque Academy, 6400 Wyoming Blvd NE, Albuquerque (map). To register send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Instructor: TBA.
02/8/2017
Wednesday
Composting Basics and Composting with Worms: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm at Sandoval County Extension Service, 711 S. Camino del Pueblo, Old County Courthouse, Bernalillo, NM (map). To register, please go to http://sandovalmastergardeners.org/public-class-registration/. The workshop is presented in collaboration with Sandoval County Master Gardeners. Instructor: John Zarola.
02/28/2017
Tuesday
Bokashi Bucket Composting: 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm at Meadowlark Senior Center, 4330 Meadowlark Lane SE, Rio Rancho (map). The class is free and open to all. To register send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Instructor: John Zarola.
03/08/2017  
Wednesday
Raised Bed Gardening and Composting: 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. Instructor: John Zarola.
03/09/2017
Thursday
Composting with Worms (Vermicomposting): 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm at Meadowlark Senior Center, 4330 Meadowlark Lane SE, Rio Rancho (map). The class is free and open to all. To register send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Instructor: John Zarola.
03/16/2017  
Thursday
Home Composting Basics: 10:00 am to 12:00 noon at North Valley Senior Center, 3825 4th Street NW, Albuquerque (map). To register call 505-761-4031 or send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Instructor: TBA.
03/22/2017  
Wednesday
Composting in Tumbler Bins: 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. Instructor: TBA.
03/23/2017  
Thursday
Composting in Tumbler Bins: 10:00 am to 12:00 noon at North Valley Senior Center, 3825 4th Street NW, Albuquerque (map). To register call 505-761-4031 or send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Instructor: TBA.
03/30/2017  
Thursday
Composting with Worms (Vermicomposting): 10:00 am to 11:30 am at North Valley Senior Center, 3825 4th Street NW, Albuquerque (map). To register call 505-761-4031 or send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Instructor: TBA.
04/12/2017  
Wednesday
Improving Desert Garden Soil: 9:00 am to 11:00 am at Highland Senior Center, 131 Monroe NE (map). To register call 505-767-5210 or send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Instructor: TBA.
04/26/2017  
Wednesday
Composting with Worms: 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. Instructor: TBA.
05/10/2017  
Wednesday
Home Composting Basics: 9:00 am to 11:00 am at Highland Senior Center, 131 Monroe NE (map). To register call 505-767-5210 or send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Instructor: Carl Soderberg.
05/24/2017  
Wednesday
Improving Desert Garden Soil: 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. Instructor: TBA.
06/21/2017  
Wednesday
Bokashi Bucket Composting: 9:00 am to 11:00 am at Highland Senior Center, 131 Monroe NE (map). To register call 505-767-5210 or send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Instructor: TBA.
06/21/2017  
Wednesday
Bokashi Bucket Composting: 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. Instructor: TBA.