Composting Information

Thurston County Master Recycler Composters provide training and workshops and also support composting activities at the Master Gardener Demonstration Gardens. The classes leading to Master Recycler Composter certification are available to the public. Go to the master/recycler/composter program page for information about the classes and how to sign up.

Composting workshops for the public will be held during the year. Composting information is also available from Master Recycler Composters working at the Demonstration Gardens, and there will be multiple workshops at the MGTFC Plant Sale at Dirt Works Garden. In addition, composting questions can be directed to the ask-a-master-recycler-composter page.

Can’t wait for a workshop to get started? The following will tell you everything you always wanted to know about composting your yard and kitchen waste:

Need a compost recipe? Composting DOs and DON’Ts? Compost troubleshooting help? These websites have recipes and problem diagnosis and treatment info:

King County Worm bin composting information

Thurston County-specific information and lots of other useful composting tips:

October  2016
Events on Oct 12, 2016
  • Board Meeting
    Starts: 5:30 pm
    Ends: Oct 12, 2016 - 6:30 pm
    Location: Extension Office
Events on Oct 18, 2016
  • Annual Retreat/Goal Setting
    Starts: 4:30 pm
    Ends: Oct 18, 2016 - 6:20 pm
    Location: Extension Office
    Description: yearly retreat to set goals for 2017 for Tuesday, Oct. 18, at 4:30 p.m. at the extension office. We would certainly love and appreciate your presence and input!!! You are all important in this process! We usually potluck our dinner, so an RSVP at your earliest convenience would be super.

    Please try to make this meeting if at all possible. If any of you are working and can't make it right at 4:30, please come as soon as you can. If you can't attend due to a prior commitment, please let me know your thoughts concerning foundation goals for 2017. Thanks, and hope to hear from you soon -
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