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

January 28: Winter Pruning

February 4: Composting Basics

February 4: Planning Your Year Round Veggie Garden

March 4: Composting Basics

March 4: Spring Planting: From Seed to Seedling

March 11: Worm Composting

March 11: Zero Waste Living

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

April 1: Indigenous Plant Walk

April 8: Composting Basics

April 8: Grow Your Own Food 101

April 15: Advanced Composting

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

April 22: Sustainable Lifestyles

April 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

September 9: Composting Basics

September 9: Summer Pruning

September 16: Advanced Composting

September 16: Creating a Herbal Medicine Cabinet

September 23: Soil: Really Important Tiny Lives

September 23: Pressure Canning

September 30: Permaculture Basics

October 14: Composting Basics

October 14: Food Preservation Through Fermentation

October 21: Worm Composting

October 28: Perennial Vegetables

November 18: Plant Propagation

Adult Workshops and Site Tours