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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.

09/18/2014
Thursday
Home Composting Basics: 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm at Loma Colorado Public Library, 755 Loma Colorado Drive, Rio Rancho, NM (map). To register send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Instructor: John Zarola.
09/20/2014
Saturday
Home Composting Basics: 10:00 am to 11:00 am at Osuna Nursery, 501 Osuna Road NE (map). To register call 505-345-6644 or send email to register@nmcomposters.org.
09/20/2014  
Saturday
Home Composting Basics: 10:30 am to 12:30 noon at Lomas Tramway Library, 908 Eastridge NE, Albuquerque (map). To register or for more information send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Instructor: Carl Soderberg.
09/27/2014
Saturday
Composting With Worms (Vermicomposting): 10:00 am to 12:00 noon at Los Volcanos Senior Center, 6500 Los Volcanes Rd NW (map). To register send email to register@nmcomposters.org or call 505-836-8745. Instructors: Rye and Bill Bailey.
10/04/2014  
Saturday
Home Composting Basics: 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm at Juan Tabo Library, 3407 Juan Tabo NE (map). To register send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Instructor: Judy Espinoza.
10/09/2014
Thursday
Bucket Composting With Bokashi Method: 5:00 pm to 6:45 pm at Los Volcanos Senior Center, 6500 Los Volcanes Rd NW (map). To register send email to register@nmcomposters.org or call 505-836-8745. Instructor: Judy Espinoza.
10/12/2014
Saturday
Information Booth at Local Food Festival: 11:00 am to 4:00 pm at Gutierrez-Hubbell House, 6029 Isleta Blvd. SW, Albuquerque (map). No registration is required. The Local Food Festival is a free public event with food, lectures, activities for children, food tasting, live music and much more.
10/15/2014 to  
11/08/2014
Master Composter Training: Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings at the Bernalillo County Extension Office, 1510 Menaul Ext Blvd. NW, Albuquerque (map). 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 2014 Master Composter Training for more information.
10/18/2014  
Saturday
Home Composting Basics: 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.
10/25/2014
Saturday
Bucket Composting With Bokashi Method: 10:00 am to 12:00 noon at Los Volcanos Senior Center, 6500 Los Volcanes Rd NW (map). To register send email to register@nmcomposters.org or call 505-836-8745. Instructors: Rye and Bill Bailey.
11/22/2014  
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: Carl Soderberg.
12/13/2014  
Saturday
Home Composting Basics: 10:00 am to 12:30 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: Carl Soderberg.
01/29/2015  
Thursday
Home Composting Basics: 9:30 am to 11:30 am at Highland Senior Center, 131 Monroe NE (map). To register call 505-256-2000 or send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Instructor: Carl Soderberg.
02/26/2015  
Thursday
Composting With Worms (Vermicomposting): 9:30 am to 11:30 am at Highland Senior Center, 131 Monroe NE (map). To register call 505-256-2000 or send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Instructor: Carl Soderberg.
03/26/2015  
Thursday
Bucket Composting With Bokashi Method: 9:30 am to 11:30 am at Highland Senior Center, 131 Monroe NE (map). To register call 505-256-2000 or send email to register@nmcomposters.org.
04/02/2015  
Thursday
Improving Desert Garden Soil: 9:30 am to 11:30 am at Highland Senior Center, 131 Monroe NE (map). To register call 505-256-2000 or send email to register@nmcomposters.org.
04/18/2015  
Saturday
Composting With Worms (Vermicomposting): 10:00 am to 11:00 am at Esther Bone Memorial Library, 950 Pinetree Rd. SE, Rio Rancho 87124 (map). To register call 505-891-5012 or send email to register@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.