Master Composter Training

The virtual training courses consists of four formal instruction sessions. Master Composter Trainees will watch as instructor and volunteers build and maintain a compost pile. To become proficient with composting trainees are encouraged to build and maintain their own compost pile during the training.

Goals for the formal training are:
• Various home composting options
• Biology involved with the different composting systems
• Compost benefits and uses
• Other methods of reducing yard waste
• Gain hands-on experience with composting and vermicomposting
• Understand how to troubleshoot issues with compost/vermicompost
• Learn how to utilize finish compost/vermicompost in your garden

We offer a virtual, LIVE online cohort (dates TBD) and a virtual, RECORDED online cohort that is self-paced. 

Please sign up at this link to register for either session. 

Backyard Composting and Vermicomposting

Overview: (These classes are held on-site) This class introduces composting, using broken down organic materials as a soil amendment. The composting class starts at 9:00 am and ends at 10:00 am. The vermicomposting class starts at 10:00 am and ends at 11:00 am. Covid-19 protocols apply. 

Location: 14310 Frederick St. Moreno Valley, CA, 92553

January 8, 2022 9:00 am - 11:00 am

February 5, 2022 9:00 am - 11:00 am - ONLINE ONLY FOR THIS WORKSHOP, CLICK HERE TO ACCESS CLASS

March 5, 2022 9:00 am - 11:00 am

April 2, 2022 9:00 am - 11:00 am

May 7, 2022 9:00 am - 11:00 am

June 4, 2022 9:00 am - 11:00 am

August 6, 2022 9:00 am - 11:00 am

October 1, 2022 9:00 am - 11:00 am

November 5, 2022 9:00 am - 11:00 am

December 3, 2022 9:00 am - 11:00 am
 

Making Your Own Worm Bin

Overview: Got Worms? This class teaches residents step-by-step instructions for building a backyard vermicomposting worm bin in your backyard. Learn the ins and outs of vermicomposting and how to be an exceptional host to your worms!

Location: 14310 Frederick St. Moreno Valley, CA, 92553

March 5, 2022 11:00 am 

October 1, 2022 11:00 am

Food Waste-Food Rescue Classes

Overview: Learn the difference between food waste and wasted food. We review simple strategies to waste less food as you shop, cook or eat out. Learn the basics of food rescue.

March 12, 2022 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Meeting Number: 2593 543 3777
Password: p2K6NYtgjH3

 

October 15, 2022 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Meeting Number: 2591 221 4665
Password: 2W4GtGxycQ2

Green Cleaning & Green Gardening Classes

Overview: Be toxic-free! This class teaches residents the benefits of using environmentally sound gardening practices that use fewer toxic ingredients.

March 26, 2022 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Meeting Number: 2599 382 2080
Password: Kk43kp49c5j
  
October 19, 2022 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Meeting Number: 2597 594 9549
Password: TAwiMDKc263

Green Landscaping Classes

Overview: Wasting too many resources in your garden? This class teaches residents sustainable landscaping is an easy and cost-efficient way to be environmental in your own space.

May 14, 2022 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Meeting Number: 2594 272 6320
Password: PRff38f8aBX
 
August 13, 2022 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Meeting Number: 2597 697 8951
Password: p7Y8GV27eMc

Intro to Climate Change

Overview: Do you have climate change questions? This class explains how climate change impacts our environment and what contributes to it.

April 20, 2022 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Meeting Number: 2591 601 0077
Password: PHyF69gWZT4
 
August 27, 2022 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Meeting Number: 2595 473 3951
Password: iCpvGCGM677

Intro to Environmental Justice

Overview: An expanded view of the environment outside the scope of conservation with respect to the development, implementation and enforcement of environmental laws, regulations and policies.

June 18, 2022 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Meeting Number: 2590 389 5292
Password: p8iY2Kp5J33
 
October 12, 2022 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Meeting Number: 2592 690 4451
Password: ZNfbAPBM249

Making Your Home Zero Waste Classes

Overview: This class explores the basics of zero waste and sustainability – what is zero waste, waste creation, and strategies for every room in your house.

March 19, 2022 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Meeting Number: 2598 110 1348
Password: JyixRuKU334
 
September 17, 2022 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Meeting Number: 2595 756 5560
Password: vkBwHjP52X5