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

2019 Workshops

January 26: Winter Pruning

FREE! February 2: Composting Basics

February 2: Planning Your Year Round Veggie Garden

February 23: Zero Waste Living

FREE! March 2: Composting Basics 

March 2: Spring Planting: From Seed to Seedling

March 16: Grow Your Own Food

March 23: Gardening for Garry Oak Ecosystems

March 30: Teapot Medicine

FREE! April 6: Composting Basics

April 6: Indigenous Plant Walk

April 13: Backyard Rainwater Management

May 4: Building Health Soil

May 25: Climate Wise Gardening

June 8: Food Preservation Basics

June 15: Creating an Herbal First Aid Kit

September 7: Water Bath Canning

September 14: Creating An Herbal Medicine Cabinet 

September 21: Perennial Polyculture Design: An Intro to Fruit Tree Guilds

September 28: Brewing Kombucha and Kefir

October 26: Perennial Vegetables

November 2: Grow Your Own Mushrooms

November 16: Plant Propagation

Adult Workshops and Site Tours