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Santa Maria Area Backyard Composting Workshop

May 21st, 10:00 am


Always wanted to compost but never knew exactly how it worked? Wish you could compost but think your home doesn't have space for it? Ever hear about worm composting and wondered how you could do that? You are in luck; the County of Santa Barbara is offering a free backyard composting workshops to answer these questions and more.

Join your neighbors at the free annual Santa Maria Area backyard composting workshop. Thousands of area residents already know the benefits of composting, and you can learn too.

Where and when is the workshop?

The Santa Maria Area workshop is Saturday May 21st from 10:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. at the Santa Maria Valley Sustainable Garden.

Registration before the event is not required. Please show up before 10 to sign in.

The Garden is located in the County complex off of West Foster Road, in front of the North County Public Works Building. Please note, the map on the sidebar will take you close. Click on the map below for a more detailed picture of where to go.

Compost Workshop - SBCC Map

What is taught?

Get introduced to what composting is and how it happens. Find out about the different methods of composting, including hot aerobic composting and worm composting. Learn what materials to compost, which to avoid and how to use your finished compost. Bring your questions, stories and experiences, the County’s composting specialist will help you with your concerns.


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