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Introduction to Composting Courses

28 Oct 2020 - 28 Nov 2020

When

Wednesday 28 October 2020, 10.00am - Saturday 28 November 2020, 5.30pm

Where

Region wide, Auckland

Some workshops held online

Cost
Free

Join one of these courses teaching an introduction to the basics of composting - including bokashi composting, worm farming and cold composting.

Confirmed participants to workshops and courses will receive a $40 discount toward the purchase of a composting system that can be redeemed online.

These courses are proudly supported by Auckland Council and delivered by the Compost Collective.

Upcoming courses and workshops

Click the link to book your place and for more information on each course.

  • Composting Event for Mandarin Speakers Northcote with G4H – Wed 28 Oct, 10am-12pm | Northcote Public Library, 2 Ernie Mays St, Northcote | FREE – Richard will talk about healthy soil, healthy food or feeding the soil, feeding your health, other options. He will also talk about Growing Microgreens and Soil Health (including Bokashi composting).
  • Composting Workshop Lynfield – Wed 28 Oct, 6.30pm-8.30pm | Lynfield Community Church - The Hall, 35 The Avenue, Lynfield | FREE – This course offers an introduction to composting basics – bokashi, worm farming and cold composting.
  • Compost Systems Tour Triangle Park – Thu 29 Oct, 12.30pm-1.30pm | Triangle Park Community Teaching Garden, 385 Don Buck Road, Massey | FREE – This Compost Systems Tour and How To’s will be facilitated by Judy for and offers an introduction to different ways of composting.
  • Composting Workshop Mangere – Fri 30 Oct, 5pm-7pm | Mangere Memorial Hall, 23 Domain Rd, Mangere Bridge | FREE – This course offers an introduction to composting basics – bokashi, worm farming and cold composting.
  • Mini Composting Workshops Pukekohe – Sat 31 Oct, 9.30am-4pm | PIA Event Centre Pukekohe, 57-59 Ward St, Pukekohe | FREE – Come and learn about worm farming, bokashi and composting from Jennifer at the Franklin Home & Lifestyle Expo.
  • Composting Workshop Papakura – Sat 31 Oct, 10am-12pm | Papakura Old Central School Hall, 57 Wood St, Papakura | FREE – This course offers an introduction to composting basics – bokashi, worm farming and cold composting.
  • Worm Farm and Composting Talk Whangaparaoa – Sat 31 Oct, 10am-12.30pm | Whangaparaoa Community Hub, 707 Whangaparaoa Rd, Arkles Bay, Whangaparaoa | FREE – This Worm Farm and Composting Talk offers an introduction to worm farming and traditional composting. Hibiscus Coast Zero Waste will also hold a talk during this time. 
  • Composting Talk Papakura – Sat 31 Oct, 2pm-4pm | 4/2 Averill St, Papakura | FREE – Learn about Traditional Composting, Worm Farming and Bokashi as ways to turn household and garden waste into fertile soil conditioner.
  • Composting Basics Talk Kumeu – Sat 31 Oct, 2.30pm-4.30pm | Kumeu Library, 296 Main Rd, Huapai, Kumeu | FREE – This course offers an introduction to composting basics – bokashi, worm farming and cold composting. 
  • Mini Workshops on Worm Farming Pukekohe – Sun 1 Nov, 8am-1pm | Pukekohe Showgrounds, 58 Station Rd, Pukekohe| FREE – These Mini Worm Farm Talks offers a hands-on introduction to composting worms and the part they play in reducing waste.
  • Mini Composting Workshops Pukekohe – Sun 1 Nov, 9.30am-4pm | PIA Event Centre Pukekohe, 57-59 Ward St, Pukekohe | FREE – Come and learn about worm farming, bokashi and composting. Children can make a mini worm farm to take home (free).
  • Worm Farm Talk Whangaparāoa – Sun 1 Nov, 11am - 12pm | Whangaparāoa Library, 9 Main Street, Stanmore Bay, Whangaparāoa | FREE – This Worm Farm Talk for Families offers a hands-on introduction to composting worms and the part they play in reducing waste.
  • Composting Workshop Te Atatu South – Wed 4 Nov, 6.30pm-8.30pm | Te Atatu South Community Centre, 247 Edmonton Rd, Te Atatu South | FREE – This course offers an introduction to composting basics – bokashi, worm farming and cold composting.
  • Composting Workshop Meadowbank – Sat 7 Nov, 10am-12pm | Meadowbank Community Centre, 29 St Johns Road | FREE – This course offers an introduction to composting basics – bokashi, worm farming and cold composting.
  • Worm Farm Talk Devonport – Sun 8 Nov, 11am-12pm | Devonport Library, 2 Victoria Rd, Devonport | FREE – This Worm Farm Talk for Families offers a hands-on introduction to composting worms and the part they play in reducing waste. 
  • Composting Basics Workshop Bayview – Sun 8 Nov, 2.30pm-4.30pm | Bayview Community Centre, 72 Bayview Rd, Bayview | FREE – This workshop offers an introduction to the three basic composting systems that can be used in the home and garden: traditional composting bins, worm farms and bokashi buckets. 
  • Worm Farming Grey Lynn – Mon 9 Nov, 3.30pm-4.30pm | Studio One Toi Tu – Ponsonby, 1 Ponsonby Rd, Room 5 (back of building garden space), Grey Lynn | FREE – This hands-on introduction to worm farming for children and their families and offers an introduction to worm farming.
  • Composting Info Stall Hobsonville Pt – Sat 14 Nov, 10am-1pm | Sunderland Lounge, 27 Hudson Bay Road, Hobsonville | FREE – This Composting Information Stall at the Eco Market at the Point offers mini compost talks throughout the morning.
  • Composting Workshop Blockhouse Bay – Sat 14 Nov, 10am-12pm | Blockhouse Bay Community Centre, 524 Blockhouse Bay Rd, Blockhouse Bay | FREE – This course offers an introduction to composting basics – bokashi, worm farming and cold composting.
  • Korean Day Compost Stall – Sat 14 Nov, 10am-4pm | Eventfinda Stadium North Shore, 17 Silverfield Lane Glenfield, Wairau Valley | FREE – This composting stall offers an introduction to composting basics – bokashi, worm farming and cold composting.
  • Composting Workshop Dairy Flat – Sat 14 Nov, 2pm-4pm | Dairy Flat School, 1220 Dairy Flat Hwy, Albany | FREE – This course offers an introduction to composting basics – bokashi, worm farming and cold composting.
  • Composting Basics Talk Albany Village – Sun 15 Nov, 1pm-3pm | Albany Village Library, 30 Kell Drive, Albany | FREE – This course offers an introduction to composting basics – bokashi, worm farming and cold composting.
  • Hot Composting New Lynn – Sun 15 Nov, 1.30pm-3pm | Ecomatters Ecohub, 1 Olympic Pl, New Lynn | FREE – This hands-on workshop offers an introduction to Hot Composting that can be used in the home and garden.
  • Composting Basics New Lynn – Mon 16 Nov, 4pm-5.15pm | New Lynn War Memorial Library, 3 Memorial Drive, New Lynn | FREE – This course offers an introduction to composting basics – bokashi, worm farming and cold composting.
  • DIY Bokashi Workshop Triangle Park – Thu 19 Nov, 12.30pm-1.30pm | Triangle Park Community Teaching Garden, 385 Don Buck Road, Massey | FREE – This DIY Bokashi workshop offers an introduction to composting with Bokashi buckets. Bring a 2-cup container for a share of compost zing.
  • Composting Workshop Pukekohe – Sat 21 Nov, 10am-12pm | Pukekohe Old Borough Building (Plunket Building), 22 Edinburgh Street, Pukekohe | FREE – This course offers an introduction to composting basics – bokashi, worm farming and cold composting.
  • Bokashi DIY Workshop Millwater – Sat 21 Nov, 10am-11.30am | Stoney Homestead Community Hub, 12 Galbraith Greens, Silverdale | FREE – This Bokashi DIY Workshop offers an introduction to composting with Bokashi. Come and discover how easy it is.
  • Mini Composting Workshops Hunua Village Green – Sat 21 Nov, 10am-2pm | Hunua Village Green, Hunua Road, Hunua | FREE – These mini workshops at the Hunua Village Market offers an introduction to traditional composting bins, worm farms and bokashi buckets.
  • Bokashi and Cold Composting Grey Lynn – Sat 21 Nov, 12.30pm-1pm | Grey Lynn Festival @ Grey Lynn Park, Dryden Street, Grey Lynn | FREE – This composting presentation offers an introduction to Bokashi and traditional composting.
  • Composting Workshop Takapuna – Sat 28 Nov, 10am-12pm | Takapuna War Memorial Hall, 7 The Strand, Takapuna | FREE – This course offers an introduction to composting basics – bokashi, worm farming and cold composting.
  • Composting Workshop Howick – Sat 28 Nov, 3.30pm-5.30pm | Fencible Lounge, Howick Library 25 Uxbridge Road, Howick | FREE – This course offers an introduction to composting basics – bokashi, worm farming and cold composting.

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