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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.

07/23/2014
Wednesday
Home Composting in the Desert: 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at UNM Continuing Education, South Building, 1634 University Blvd. NE, Albuquerque (map). Course fee is $45. For registration, please go to the UNM Continuing Education website. You may call 505-277-0077 for more information.
07/24/2014
Thursday
Home Composting Basics: 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm at Cibola County Extension Office, 551 Washington, Grants, NM (map). To register call 505-287-9266. Instructor: John Zarola.
07/26/2014
Saturday
Home Composting Basics: 10:00 am to 12:00 noon at Palo Duro Senior Center, 5221 Palo Duro NE, Albuquerque, NM (map). To register call 505-888-8102. Instructor: Tom Schuch.
08/07/2014
Thursday
Home Composting Basics: 5:00 pm to 6:45 pm at Los Volcanos Senior Center, 6500 Los Volcanes Rd NW (map). You may register any time by sending email to register@nmcomposters.org. Starting July 21 you may call 505-836-8745 to register. Please do not call to register before July 21. Instructor: Judy Espinoza.
08/17/2014
Sunday
Home Composting Basics: 1:45 pm to 2:45 pm at Albuquerque Tomato Fiesta sponsored by Master Gardeners, Albuquerque Gardening Center, 10120 Lomas NE (map). No registration is required. There is a $5 admission to the Tomato Fiesta. Many fun and informative activities throughout the day. Instructors: Rye and Bill Bailey.
08/23/2014
Saturday
Composting With Worms (Vermicomposting): 10:00 am to 12:00 noon at Palo Duro Senior Center, 5221 Palo Duro NE, Albuquerque, NM (map). To register call 505-888-8102. Instructor: Tom Schuch.
08/30/2014
Saturday
Home Composting Basics: 10:00 am to 12:00 noon at Los Volcanos Senior Center, 6500 Los Volcanes Rd NW (map). You may register any time by sending email to register@nmcomposters.org. Starting July 21 you may call 505-836-8745 to register. Please do not call to register before July 21. Instructors: Rye and Bill Bailey.
09/11/2014
Thursday
Composting With Worms (Vermicomposting): 5:00 pm to 6:45 pm at Los Volcanos Senior Center, 6500 Los Volcanes Rd NW (map). You may register any time by sending email to register@nmcomposters.org. Starting July 21 you may call 505-836-8745 to register. Please do not call to register before July 21. Instructor: Judy Espinoza.
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.
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). You may register any time by sending email to register@nmcomposters.org. Starting July 21 you may call 505-836-8745 to register. Please do not call to register before July 21. 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.
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). You may register any time by sending email to register@nmcomposters.org. Starting July 21 you may call 505-836-8745 to register. Please do not call to register before July 21. Instructor: Judy Espinoza.
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.
10/25/2014
Saturday
Bucket Composting With Bokashi Method: 10:00 am to 12:00 noon at Los Volcanos Senior Center, 6500 Los Volcanes Rd NW (map). You may register any time by sending email to register@nmcomposters.org. Starting July 21 you may call 505-836-8745 to register. Please do not call to register before July 21. Instructors: Rye and Bill Bailey.
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.
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.
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.
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.