Adult Workshops

The Compost Education Centre is pleased to offer a diverse range of workshops on composting, organic gardening, and sustainable living topics every year.  Check out what’s coming up at the Centre on our calendar or click your way over to our Eventbrite page for the full line-up and descriptions!

You can register for workshops through our Eventbrite page, by calling the Centre at 250-386-9676, or by emailing us at

2017 Workshops

Jan 28: Winter Pruning

Feb 4: Composting Basics

Feb 4: Planning Your Year Round Veggie Garden

Mar 4: Composting Basics

Mar 4: Spring Planting: From Seed to Seedling

Mar 11: Worm Composting

Mar 25: Agricultural Planning: From the Balcony to the Back 40

Apr 1: Indigenous Plant Walk

Apr 8: Composting Basics

Apr 8: Grow Your Own Food 101

Apr 15: Advanced Composting

Apr 15: Backyard Seed Saving with the Lifecycles’ Seed Library

Apr 22: Sustainable lifestyles

Apr 29: Soil: Really Important Tiny Lives

May 6: Composting Basics

May 6: Building Healthy Soil

May 27: Container Gardening

June 3: Composting Basics

June 3: Backyard Foraging

June 10: Creating a Herbal First Aid Kit

June 17: Make Your Own Miso

Sept 9: Composting Basics

Sept 9: Summer Pruning

Sept 16: Advanced Composting

Sept 16: Creating a Herbal Medicine Cabinet

Sept 23: Soil: Really Important Tiny Lives

Sept 23: Pressure Canning

Sept 30: Permaculture Basics

Oct 14: Composting Basics

Oct 14: Food Preservation Through Fermentation

Oct 21: Worm Composting

Oct 28: Perennial Vegetables

Nov 18: Plant Propagation

Adult Workshops and Site Tours