Workshops are offered from June through October at Closed Loop Park, Dirt Works and Olympia Farmers Market demonstration gardens. Workshops alternate between Yard Waste and Worms / Kitchen Waste.
Yard Waste Workshop
Master Recycler Composters will teach you how to make rich compost for your garden in a demonstration clinic. Free public workshop. Question and Answer atmosphere. No pre-registration is necessary.
Worm Bin (Food Waste) Workshop
Master Recycler Composters will teach a how-to workshop on worm bin composting. Free public workshop. Question and Answer atmosphere. No pre-registration is necessary.
2014 Composting Workshop Schedule
|Saturday||May 17th||Yard Waste||Dirt Works|
|Saturday||May 17th||Worms/Kitchen Waste (11 a.m.)||Dirt Works|
|Saturday||May 17th||Yard Waste (1 p.m.)||Dirt Works|
|Saturday||May 17th||Worms/Kitchen Waste(2 p.m.)||Dirt Works|
|Saturday||June 14th||Worms/Kitchen Waste||Closed Loop Park|
|Thursday||July 17th||Yard and worm composting for small spaces||Olympia Farmers Market Garden|
|Saturday||August 9th||Yard Waste||Dirt Works|
|Saturday||September 6th||Yard Waste||Closed Loop Park|
|Saturday||October 4th||Worm composting-putting worms to bed for the winter||Dirt Works|
Closed Loop Park is located just inside the Thurston County Waste and Recovery Center entrance at 2418 Hogum Bay Road in Lacey (Hawk’s Prairie). Closed Loop Park is open the same hours at the Waste and Recovery Center. [map] For hours visit http://www.co.thurston.wa.us/solidwaste/garbage/garbage-hours.htm
Dirt Works Garden is located inside Yauger Park in West Olympia. Yauger Park entrance is on Alta Street off of Capital Mall Drive. The entrance to the garden is located at the end of the Yauger Park parking lot next to the new Community Garden. [map]
Olympia Farmers Market Garden (Gallacci Gardens) is located on the East side of the Market. The Market is located at 700 Capitol Way N, Olympia, WA 98501 From I-5, take exit 105A, to City Center After passing through the Capital Campus underpass, turn right on Capitol Way. Proceed north through downtown Olympia,toward the waterfront. Plenty of free parking behind the Market, at the end of Capitol Way [map]