Classes and Other Activities for the Public 2012

Bernalillo County Extension Master Composters

This is a list of all public activities scheduled in 2012. 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.

01/21/2012
Saturday
Vermicomposting Class (Composting with Worms): 10:00 am to 12:00 noon at Open Space Visitor Center, 6500 Coors Blvd NW. To register call 505-897-8831.
02/04/2012
Saturday
Basic Composting Class: 10:00 am to 12:00 noon at Open Space Visitor Center, 6500 Coors Blvd NW. To register call 505-897-8831.
02/05/2012
Sunday
Board Meeting: 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm at Central United Methodist Church, Room 309, 201 University Blvd NE. All Master Composters and Master Composter interns are welcome to attend.
02/15/2012
Wednesday
Basic Composting Class: 10:00 am to 11:30 am, Southwest Home Owner Gardening Class Series, Sandoval County Cooperative Extension Office, Old County Courthouse, 1st Floor, 711 Camino del Pueblo, Bernalillo, NM. Registration is required. Call 505-867-2582. Cost is $5.00, payable at the door. Instructor: John Zarola
02/20/2012
Monday
Vermicomposting Class (Composting with Worms): 1:15 pm to 3:15 pm at Meadowlark Senior Center, 4330 Meadowlark Lane SE, Rio Rancho. This class is open only to Meadowlark Senior Center Members. Center membership is free and open to those who are 55 and older. To register for the class, please call 505-891-5018.
02/25/2012
Saturday
Basic Composting Class: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm at 2012 Xeriscape Expo, EXPO NM, Manuel Lujan Building B, State Fairgrounds, 300 San Pedro Drive NE. No registration is required. Parking is $5.00. Instructor: Tam Saimons
02/26/2012
Sunday
Basic Composting Class: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm at 2012 Xeriscape Expo, EXPO NM, The School Room, State Fairgrounds, 300 San Pedro Drive NE. No registration is required. Parking is $5.00. Instructor: Kim Selving
03/03/2012 to  
03/31/2012
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 2012 Master Composter Training for more information.
03/14/2012
Wednesday
Vermicomposting Class (Composting with Worms): 10:00 am to 11:30 am, Southwest Home Owner Gardening Class Series, Sandoval County Cooperative Extension Office, Old County Courthouse, 1st Floor, 711 Camino del Pueblo, Bernalillo, NM. Registration is required. Call 505-867-2582. Cost is $5.00, payable at the door. Instructor: Patricia Barger
04/14/2012
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.
04/21/2012
Saturday
Soil Science and Home Composting: 9:00 am to 12:30 pm at Hubbell House, 6029 Isleta Blvd. SW. Sponsored by Bernalillo County Open Space Backyard Farming Series. To register send email to calangan@bernco.gov or call 505-314-0398.
05/12/2012
Saturday
Basic Composting Class: 9:30 am to 11:30 am at Corrales Recreation Center Gymnasium, 500 Jones Road, Coralles, NM. Please check back later for registration information.
05/12-13/2012
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. (This is not a class. No registration required.)
05/15/2012
Tuesday
Basic Composting Class: 1:15 pm to 3:15 pm at Meadowlark Senior Center, 4330 Meadowlark Lane SE, Rio Rancho. To register for the class, please call 505-891-5018.
05/19/2012
Saturday
Vermicomposting Class (Composting with Worms): 9:30 am to 11:00 am at Los Volcanes Senior Center, 6500 Los Volcanes Rd NW. To register call 505-836-8745.
06/02/2012
Saturday
Basic Composting Class: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm in Jemez Springs, in the conference room next to the library. To register send email to register@nmcomposters.org.
06/10/2012
Sunday
Basic Composting Class: 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm at Mountain Gardens Nursery, 12216 State Highway 14 N, Cedar Crest. Instructed by Ralph Anderson. To register call 505-286-1778.
06/23/2012
Saturday
Composting and Worms (Vermicomposting): 9:00 am to 12:30 pm at Hubbell House, 6029 Isleta Blvd. SW. Sponsored by Bernalillo County Open Space Backyard Farming Series. To register send email to calangan@bernco.gov or call 505-314-0398.
06/30/2012
Saturday
Basic Composting Class: 10:30 am at Loma Colorado Public Library, 755 Loma Colorado Drive, Rio Rancho, NM. No registration is required.
09/29/2012
Saturday
Basic Composting Class: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at Ester Bone Memorial Library, 950 Pinetree Road, Rio Rancho, NM. To register call 505-891-5225 or send email to register@nmcomposters.org.
11/10/2012
Saturday
Advanced Composting, a forum for those with composting experience: 9:00 am to 12:30 pm at Hubbell House, 6029 Isleta Blvd. SW. Sponsored by Bernalillo County Open Space Backyard Farming Series. To register send email to calangan@bernco.gov or call 505-314-0398.
03/03/2012
Saturday
Board Meeting: 12:00 noon at Bernalillo County Extension Office, 1510 Menaul Ext Blvd. NW, Albuquerque. All Master Composters and Master Composter interns are welcome to attend.
03/14/2012
Wednesday
Vermicomposting Class (Composting with Worms): 10:00 am to 11:30 am, Southwest Home Owner Gardening Class Series, Sandoval County Cooperative Extension Office, Old County Courthouse, 1st Floor, 711 Camino del Pueblo, Bernalillo, NM. Registration is required. Call 505-867-2582. Cost is $5.00, payable at the door. Instructor: Patricia Barger
04/14/2012
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.
04/21/2012
Saturday
Soil Science and Home Composting: 9:00 am to 12:30 pm at Hubbell House, 6029 Isleta Blvd. SW. Sponsored by Bernalillo County Open Space Backyard Farming Series. To register send email to calangan@bernco.gov or call 505-314-0398.
04/21/2012
Saturday
Basic Composting Class: 10:00 am to 12:00 noon at Recycled Art Fair at Open Space Visitor Center, 6500 Coors Blvd NW. To register call 505-897-8831. Instructor: Omar Sedek
05/12/2012
Saturday
Basic Composting Class: 9:30 am to 11:30 am at Corrales Recreation Center Gymnasium, 500 Jones Road, Coralles, NM. No registration is required for this class.
05/12-13/2012
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. (This is not a class. No registration required.)
05/15/2012
Tuesday
Basic Composting Class: 1:15 pm to 3:15 pm at Meadowlark Senior Center, 4330 Meadowlark Lane SE, Rio Rancho. This class is open only to Meadowlark Senior Center Members. Center membership is free and open to those who are 55 and older. To register for the class, please call 505-891-5018.
05/19/2012
Saturday
Vermicomposting Class (Composting with Worms): 9:30 am to 11:00 am at Los Volcanes Senior Center, 6500 Los Volcanes Rd NW. To register call 505-836-8745.
06/02/2012
Saturday
Basic Composting Class: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm in Jemez Springs, in the conference room next to the library. To register send email to register@nmcomposters.org.
06/10/2012
Sunday
Basic Composting Class: 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm at Mountain Gardens Nursery, 12216 State Highway 14 N, Cedar Crest. Instructed by Ralph Anderson. To register call 505-286-1778.
March 2012
Wed/Sat
Master Composter Training: The 2012 training will be held Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings in March at the Bernalillo County Extension Office, 1510 Menaul Ext Blv. NW, Albuquerque. Please see 2012 Master Composter Training for other details.
05/20/2012
Sunday
Board Meeting: 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm at Central United Methodist Church, Room 309, 201 University Blvd NE. All Master Composters and Master Composter interns are welcome to attend.
06/23/2012
Saturday
Composting and Worms (Vermicomposting): 9:00 am to 12:30 pm at Hubbell House, 6029 Isleta Blvd. SW. Sponsored by Bernalillo County Open Space Backyard Farming Series. To register send email to calangan@bernco.gov or call 505-314-0398.
06/30/2012
Saturday
Basic Composting Class: 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm at Loma Colorado Public Library, 755 Loma Colorado Drive, Rio Rancho, NM. No registration is required.
08/08/2012
Wednesday
Compost Information Table: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Street Fair, Central United Methodist Church, 201 University Blvd NE, Albuquerque (north of Central). Bring your compost questions. No registration is required. Donations will be solicited at the fair to support Title 1 of APS.
08/19/2012
Sunday
Compost Information Table: 11:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Master Gardeners Tomato Fiesta, Albuquerque Garden Center, 10120 Lomas Blvd NE (near Eubank). Bring your compost questions. No registration is required. Fiesta admission is $5.00, children under 12 free. There'll be many other fun activities. See the flier.
09/11/2012
Tuesday
Basic Composting Class, Phase 1: 9:30 am to 10:30 am at Manzano Mesa Multigenerational Center, Room 5, 501 Elizabeth St SE, Albuquerque, NM. See October 9, below, for Phase 2. Instructor: Ralph Anderson. To register call 505-275-8731.
09/22/2012
Saturday
Basic Composting Class: 10:00 am to noon at Placitas Community Center, 41 Camino de Las Huertas, Placitas, NM. To register call 505-929-0414 or send email to register@nmcomposters.org.
09/29/2012
Saturday
Basic Composting Class: 10:00 am to noon at Esther Bone Memorial Library, 950 Pinetree Road, Rio Rancho, NM. To register or for more information call 505-891-5012, option 3, or send email to register@nmcomposters.org.
09/29-30/2012
Saturday/Sunday
Compost Information Table: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at Corrales Harvest Festival, Corrales, NM. We'll share the table with Sandoval County Master Gardeners. Bring your composting and gardening questions. No registration is required. Festival admission is $5.00 adults, $2.00 children, under 5 free. The booth will be next to the Corrales Village Town Hall on the main road through the village.
10/02/2012
Tuesday
Basic Composting Class, Phase 1: 9:30 am to 10:30 am at Palo Duro Senior Center, Ponderosa Room, 5221 Palo Duro NE, Albuquerque, NM. See October 30, below, for Phase 2. Instructor: Ralph Anderson. To register call 505-888-8102.
10/09/2012
Tuesday
Basic Composting Class, Phase 2: 9:30 am to 10:30 am at Manzano Mesa Multigenerational Center, 501 Elizabeth St SE, Albuquerque, NM. See September 11, above, for Phase 1. Instructor: Ralph Anderson. To register call 505-275-8731.
10/14/2012
Sunday
Compost Information Table: 11:00 am to 4:00 pm at Local Food Festival and Field Day at Hubbell House Open Space, 6029 Isleta Blvd. SW. Sponsored by Mid Region Council of Governments of NM. (This is not a class. No registration required.)
10/17/2012
Wednesday
Basic Composting Class, Phase 1: 10:00 am to 11:00 am at Bear Canyon Senior Center, Room 4, 4645 Pitt NE, Albuquerque, NM. See November 14, below, for Phase 2. Instructor: Ralph Anderson. To register call 291-6211.
10/20/2012
Saturday
Basic Composting Class 10:00 am to 11:00 am at Harvest Festival, 8917 4th Street NW, Albuquerque. The Harvest Festival, to celebrate Food Day, is free and open to the public 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. It is sponsored by Farm & Table Restaurant, La Parada, and Sol Harvest Farm. No registration is required for this class. Instructor: Steve Hale
10/25/2012
Thursday
Basic Composting Class 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm at Pena Blanca Community Center, 778 Hwy 22, Pena Blanca, NM. To register call 505-465-2652.
10/30/2012
Tuesday
Basic Composting Class, Phase 2: 9:30 am to 10:30 am at Palo Duro Senior Center, Ponderosa Room, 5221 Palo Duro NE, Albuquerque, NM. See October 2, above, for Phase 1. Instructor: Ralph Anderson. To register call 505-888-8102.
11/03/2012
Saturday
Basic Composting Class 10:00 am to noon at Bernalillo County Extension Service Office, 1510 Menaul Blvd NW, Albuquerque, NM. Instructor: Omar Sadek. To register send email to register@nmcomposters.org or call 505-929-0414.
11/06/2012
Tuesday
Backyard Composting Lecture: 7:00 pm to 8:15 pm at Meadowlark Senior Center, 4330 Meadowlark Lane SE, Rio Rancho. The lecture is presented as part of the Gardening with Masters lecture series, organized by Sandoval County Master Gardeners. Instructors: Patricia and Stephanie Barger. To register for the class, please call 505-891-5018 or email nmcomposters.org.
11/10/2012
Saturday
Advanced Composting, a forum for those with composting experience: 9:00 am to 12:30 pm at Hubbell House, 6029 Isleta Blvd. SW. Sponsored by Bernalillo County Open Space Backyard Farming Series. To register send email to calangan@bernco.gov or call 505-314-0398.

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