Grow Biointensive Workshop - Compost

Mon, 07/26/2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm


Monday, July 26, 2021 at 5:00 PM UNK – 6:00 PM UNK

The Kootenay Society for Sustainable Living
2371 Thomason Dr., Kimberley, BC, Canada V1A 3L5

Join us for an educational and skill-building workshop at Future Heirlooms - a Grow Biointensive Research, Education and Demonstration mini-farm.

Our workshops are designed to empower participants with the knowledge and basic skills needed to establish a Grow Biointensive garden at home!

Every workshop features discussion, demonstration and the opportunity to practice and skill build new techniques!

Week 3 -Compost- Monday July 26h from 6pm to 7 pm

This week’s workshop is focused on Compost! We’ll discuss the importance of compost and Soil Organic Matter, mineral recycling, how we build and manage compost piles and build a pile.

During the workshop we’ll touch on the following topics:

-Grow Biointensive Principle #3 - Compost!

-Materials we use and in what quantities

-The Carbon and Nitrogen Cycles

-Microbes and Soil Organic Matter

-Compost temperatures and “cool” composting techniques

All ages welcome, attendance by donation with all proceeds going to the Kootenay Society for Sustainable living in support of ongoing research, education and demonstration at the Future Heirlooms garden.

Please RSVP so we have an idea of attendance

We encourage participants to leave pets at home, however we are pet friendly. If you have no other options please keep pets leashed during the duration of your visit.