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

2016 Workshops
Jan 23:  Intro to Tree and Shrub Pruning
Jan 23:  Winter Pruning
Jan 30:  Grow Your Own Mushrooms at Home
Feb 6:  Composting Basics (FREE!)
Feb 6:  Planning Your Year-Round Veggie Garden
Feb 27:  Native Pollinators
Mar 5:  Composting Basics (FREE!)
Mar 5:  Spring Planting
Mar 12:  Worm Composting (FREE!)
Mar 12:  Boulevard Gardening
Mar 19:  Advanced Composting (FREE!)
Mar 19:  Bokashi Composting
Apr 9:  Composting Basics (FREE!)
Apr 9:  Grow Your Own Food 101
April 16:  Introduction to Rainwater Harvesting
April 16:  Rainwater Harvesting Integrative Design
April 30th:  Soil Science 101 (FREE!)
April 30th:  Medicinal Tea Gardens
May 14:  Aquaponics
May 28:  Edible Weeds
June 11:  Composting Basics (FREE!)
June 11:  Creating a Herbal First Aid Kit
June 18:  Canning Your Harvest
Sept 10:  Composting Basics (FREE!)
Sept 10:  Introduction to Pressure Canning
Sept 17:  Advanced Composting (FREE!)
Sept 24:  Soil Science 101 (FREE!)
Sept 24:  Creating a Herbal Medicine Cabinet
Oct 1:  Composting Basics (FREE!)
Oct 1:  Grow the Best Garlic
Oct 15:  Worm Composting (FREE!)
Oct 15:  Food Preservation Through Fermentation
Oct 29:  Perennial Vegetables
Nov 5:  Mushroom Companions for the Garden and Farm
Nov 5:  Mycoremediation
Nov 19:  Plant Propagation

Adult Workshops and Site Tours