Classes and Other Activities for the Public 2021

Bernalillo County Extension Master Composters

This is a list of all public activities scheduled (so far) in 2021. This page is meant to be an archive.

Our classes include the art, science, materials, methods, and benefits of various composting techniques. All classes are FREE and open to all ages unless otherwise noted. Registration is required for most activities.

Class Schedule

04/10/2021
Saturday
Home Composting Basics: 9:00 am to 12:00 noon at Open Space Visitor Center, 6500 Coors Blvd NW, Albuquerque (map to 6500 Coors Blvd NW). The class will begin with a presentation in the conference room, then move outdoors, weather permitting, for demonstration of a variety of composting setups. Covid-19 guidelines will be followed. To register send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Instructor: John Zarola.
04/24/2021
Saturday
Home Composting Basics: 9:00 am to 12:00 noon at Open Space Visitor Center, 6500 Coors Blvd NW, Albuquerque (map to 6500 Coors Blvd NW). The class will begin with a presentation in the conference room, then move outdoors, weather permitting, for demonstration of a variety of composting setups. Covid-19 guidelines will be followed. To register send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Instructor: John Zarola.
05/08/2021
Saturday
Home Composting Basics: 9:00 am to 12:00 noon at Open Space Visitor Center, 6500 Coors Blvd NW, Albuquerque (map to 6500 Coors Blvd NW). The class will begin with a presentation in the conference room, then move outdoors, weather permitting, for demonstration of a variety of composting setups. Covid-19 guidelines will be followed. To register send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Instructor: John Zarola.
05/08/2021
Saturday
Composting with Worms: 9:00 am to 11:55 am at Gutiérrez-Hubbell House, 6029 Isleta Blvd. SW, Albuquerque (map to 6029 Isleta SW). This is the fourth in a series of quarterly backyard composting workshops at GHH (after taking a year off due to covid). For details and registration, please see GutiĆ©rrez-Hubbell House Backyard Composting Series. Instructors: Mary Green and Michael Reed.
05/15/2021
Saturday
Home Composting Basics: 9:00 am to 11:00 am at the home of Master Composters Rye and Bill Bailey, 2115 Sunshine Road SW, Albuquerque (map to 2115 Sunshine Road SW). This class will be held outdoors at the Bailey residence. It will be a hands-on workshop, come prepared to learn about constructing a pile and processing the final product. Several composing setups will be available for observation, including commercial bins and a New Zealand box arrangement. Limit 10. Masks and distancing will be observed. To register send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Instructors: Rye and Bill Bailey.
05/22/2021
Saturday
Home Composting Basics: 9:00 am to 12:00 noon at Open Space Visitor Center, 6500 Coors Blvd NW, Albuquerque (map to 6500 Coors Blvd NW). The class will begin with a presentation in the conference room, then move outdoors, weather permitting, for demonstration of a variety of composting setups. Covid-19 guidelines will be followed. To register send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Instructor: John Zarola.
09/04/2021
Saturday
Home Composting Basics: 10:00 am to 12:00 noon at Open Space Visitor Center, 6500 Coors Blvd NW, Albuquerque (map to 6500 Coors Blvd NW). The class will begin with a presentation in the conference room, then move outdoors, weather permitting, for demonstration of a variety of composting setups. Covid-19 guidelines will be followed. To register send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Instructor: John Zarola.

On-Line Classes, Available Any Time

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