Backyard Composting

How to Compost  yard & food wastes

Composting Classes June 2021 via Zoom Learn how to create and maintain a healthy compost system with food and yard waste. Create compost to amend your soil, retain moisture, provide essential nutrients for your plants, & MORE! Cost is $25 and participants receive a $125 Earth Machine compost bin. One per household, please. Must attend the full workshop to receive the compost bin. Additional family members and/or friends may attend at no charge with one paid registration. If you have already attended a class, please share with others who have not attended the class. Available to Jefferson County residents only. For more information, email Laura Tucker or call 360-379-4491. Click on a link to register through Brown Paper Tickets:  1)  Sat., June 5, 10-11:30AM   2) Sat., June 5, 2-3:30PM  3) Tues., June 8, 10 -11:30AM  4) Tues., June 8, 7-8:30PM

Community Gardens – Friends and neighbors are a great source of information to manage yard waste at home or cooperatively at a Community Garden. Click the link to learn more about community gardens or to find a community garden near you.  Get some hands-on advice on composting, or get inspired to start your own community garden!

Related websites:

Gardening in Jefferson County

Organic Farming Systems and Nutrient Management, including Composts and Nutrition Management