Classes and Other Activities for the Public 2011

Bernalillo County Extension Master Composters

This is a list of all public activities scheduled in 2011. This page is meant to be an archive.

Our classes include the art, science, materials, methods, and benefits of various composting techniques. Please see individual class descriptions via link at the bottom of this page. Classes are free and open to all ages unless otherwise noted.

02/06/2011
Sunday
Basic Composting Class: 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm at Open Space Visitor Center, 6500 Coors Blvd NW. To register call 505-897-8831.
02/19/2011
Saturday
Basic Composting Class: 9:00 am to 11:00 am at Los Volcanes Senior Center, 6500 Los Volcanes Rd NW. To register call 505-836-8745.
02/27/2011
Sunday
Basic Composting Class: 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm at Central United Methodist Church, 201 University Blvd NE. Instructor: SueEllen Bartholomew
03/02/2011 to  
03/30/2011
Master Composter Training: Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings at the Bernalillo County Extension Office, 1510 Menaul Ext Blvd. NW, Albuquerque. The purpose of the Master Composter training course is to educate people to be expert composters who will then teach others how to compost. There is a fee for the training and some volunteer hours are required. See Spring 2011 Master Composter Training for more information.
04/16/2011
Saturday
Basic Composting Class: 9:30 am to 12:30 pm at Hubbell House, 6029 Isleta Blvd. SW. Sponsored by Bernalillo County Open Space Backyard Farming Series. Instructed by John Zarola and Ralph Anderson. To register call 505-314-0398.
04/22/2011
Friday
Earth Day Information Table and Display: 10:00 am to 1:00 pm at US Forest Service Center, 101 Sun Avenue NE, #B, Albuquerque. (This is not a class. No registration required. But, hope you can visit.)
04/23/2011
Saturday
Basic Composting Class: 9:00 am to 11:00 am at Los Volcanes Senior Center, 6500 Los Volcanes Rd NW. To register call 505-836-8745.
05/07-08/2011
Saturday/Sunday
Herbfest Information Table: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm at Rio Grande Nature Center State Park, 2901 Candelaria NW, Albuquerque. Day-use parking fee is $3.00. Here's more about Herbfest 2011. (This is not a class. No registration required.)
05/15/2011
Sunday
Information Booth and Vermicomposting Demonstration: 9:00 am to 2:00 pm at Idalia Road Marketplace, on Idalia Road NE near Rio Rancho city center, where Broadmoor intersects with Northern and Idalia Boulevards. Everyone is welcome. Enjoy the festive atmosphere with music, crafts, books and food. For more information, contact Wendy and Lane Nadler, 505-898-7832. (This is not a class. No registration required.)
06/04/2011
Saturday
Basic Composting Class: 9:30 am to 12:30 pm at Hubbell House, 6029 Isleta Blvd. SW. Sponsored by Bernalillo County Open Space Backyard Farming Series. Instructed by John Zarola and Ralph Anderson. To register call 505-314-0398.
06/12/2011
Sunday
Basic Composting Class: 12 noon to 2:00 pm at Mountain Gardens Nursery, 12216 State Highway 14 N, Cedar Crest. Instructed by Ralph Anderson. To register call 505-286-1778.
06/16/2011
Thursday
Basic Composting Class: 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm at North Valley Senior Center, 3825 4th Street NW. Instructed by Ron Nelson, Juli Kois, Jo LaMore. To register call 505-761-4025.
06/25/2011
Saturday
Basic Composting Class: Cancelled 9:00 am to 11:00 am at Los Volcanes Senior Center, 6500 Los Volcanes Rd NW. To register call 505-836-8745.
07/23/2011
Saturday
Basic Composting Class: 9:00 am to 11:30 am at Bear Canyon Senior Center, 4645 Pitt NE. Instructors: Patricia and Stephanie Barger. To register call 505-291-6211.
08/06/2011
Saturday
Worm Composting Class: 9:30 am to 12:30 pm at Hubbell House, 6029 Isleta Blvd. SW. Learn the science, materials, methods and benefits of home composting with red worms. Sponsored by Bernalillo County Open Space Backyard Farming Series. Taught by Master Composter Ralph Anderson. To register call Coleen at 505-314-0398.
09/10/2011
Saturday
Basic Composting Class: 9:30 am to 11:00 am at Los Volcanes Senior Center, 6500 Los Volcanes Rd NW. To register call 505-836-8745.
10/01/2011
Saturday
Basic Composting Class: 9:30 am to 11:00 am at Bear Canyon Senior Center, 4645 Pitt NE. To register call 505-291-6211.
10/09/2011
Sunday
Local Food Festival and Field Day, Information Table: at Hubbell House Open Space, 6029 Isleta Blvd. SW. Sponsored by Mid Region Council of Governments of NM. Here's more about the Food Festival and Field Day. Participant: Shawn Hardeman. (This is not a class. No registration required.)
10/12/2011
Wednesday
Basic Composting Class: 5:30 pm at Meadowlark Senior Center, 4330 Meadowlark Lane SE, Rio Rancho. Instructor: Ron Nelson. To register call 505-891-5018 after October 6.
10/22/2011
Saturday
Advanced Composting Class: 9:30 am to 12:30 pm at Hubbell House, 6029 Isleta Blvd. SW. A forum/class for those who already have composting experience who wish to discuss, share and problem solve the art, science, materials and methods of home composting. Sponsored by Bernalillo County Open Space Backyard Farming Series. To register call Colleen at 505-314-0398.
11/12/2011
Saturday
Basic Composting Class: 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm at Loma Colorado Public Library, 755 Loma Colorado Drive, Rio Rancho, NM. Instructor: Pam Barger. No registration is required.
12/06/2011
Tuesday
Basic Composting Class: 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm at North Valley Senior Center, 3825 4th Street NW. To register call 505-761-4025.
12/10/2011
Saturday
Basic Composting Class: 9:30 am to 11:00 am at Los Volcanes Senior Center, 6500 Los Volcanes Rd NW. To register call 505-836-8745.

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