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 9th: Planning Your Year Round Veggie Garden 2

February 23: Plastic Free Living

FREE! March 2: Composting Basics 

March 2: Spring Planting: From Seed to Seedling

FREE! March 9: Worm Composting

March 16: Grow Your Own Food 101

March 23: Gardening for Garry Oak Ecosystems

March 30: Teapot Medicine

FREE! April 6: Composting Basics

April 6: Indigenous Plant Walk

FREE! April 13: Advanced Composting

April 13: Backyard Rainwater Management

FREE! April 27: Soil: Really Important Tiny Lives

FREE! May 4: Composting Basics

May 4: Building Healthy Soil

FREE! ***Spring Organic Plant Sale***

May 25: Climate Wise Gardening

FREE! June 1: Composting Basics

June 1: Late Spring Edibles in W̱SÁNEĆ Territory

June 8: Food Preservation Basics

June 15: Creating an Herbal First Aid Kit

September 7: Water Bath Canning

Free! September 14: Soil Really Important Tiny Lives 

September 14: Creating An Herbal Medicine Cabinet 

FREE! September 21: Worm Composting

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

September 28: Brewing Kombucha and Kefir

FREE! October 5: Composting Basics

FREE! October 19: Advanced Composting

October 19: Fermented Hot Sauce and Salsas

FREE! October 26: Sheet Mulching 

October 26: Perennial Vegetables

FREE! November 2: Composting Basics 

November 2: Grow Your Own Mushrooms

November 16: Plant Propagation

Adult Workshops and Site Tours