Free Compost Workshops schedule for 2019 announced!

Nicole Wells

For beginning to experienced composters, these hands-on workshops will cover the basics of how composting works, which materials to use, and the different methods and types of compost bins available. Workshops are led by knowledgeable backyard composting information specialists.

Brought to you by the City of Eugene & OSU Extension Service- Lane County

Pre-registration is not required.

  • February 23, 10am-Noon. OSU Extension Service
  • March 16, 10am-Noon. River House Compost Education Site
  • March 23, 10am-Noon. Santa Clara Community Gardens
  • April 6, 10am-Noon. GrassRoots Garden
  • April 20, 10am-Noon. BRING Recycling
  • May 4, 10am-Noon. OSU Extension Service
  • May 11, 10am-Noon. Santa Clara Community Garden
  • May 18, 10am-Noon. River House Compost Education Site
  • June 8, 10am-Noon. GrassRoots Garden
  • September 14, 10am-Noon. River House Compost Education Site
  • September 28, 10am-Noon. OSU Extension Service
  • October 12, 10am-Noon. GrassRoots Garden
  • October 19, 10am-Noon. Santa Clara Community Garden
  • October 26, 10am-Noon. OSU Extension Service
  • November 3, 10am-Noon. BRING Recycling


Directions to Demonstrations:

The GrassRoots Garden is located behind St. Thomas Episcopal Church at 1465 Coburg Rd., Eugene.

River House Compost Education Site is located behind the River House at 301 N. Adams, Eugene (along the bike path in Maurie Jacobs Park).

BRING Recycling is located at 4446 Franklin Blvd, Eugene.  Compost demonstrations are held in the Garden of Earthly Delights.

OSU Extension Service, 996 Jefferson Street, Eugene. Compost site next to garage off of 10th Avenue.

The Santa Clara Community Garden is located behind the St. Mathews Episcopal Church at 4110 River Rd., Eugene.