Composting Gold: The Art & Science of Composting

Saturday June 17th from 10 - 11 am

Rossland Community Garden,  North end of Jubilee Park


Rachael is passionate about soil and compost.   She holds a Masters in Land & Water Systems and is one of the driving forces behind Rossland’s food and agriculture initiatives.  She has been a market gardener, Farmers Market coordinator, Bear Aware coordinator and agricultural consultant.  She has been  composting successfully in her own backyard here in Rossland for nearly 10 years. 


Rachael will tackle  the basics of composting including:

·         The science of composting

·         Why bother?  The importance of composting

·         How to build or choose a compost bin

·         Composting in bear country

·         Finished compost & its uses

And then we'll put it all into practice and build a compost heap.

Come prepared to get dirty.   Meet at the Community Garden - rain or shine!

More info?  Contact Ann at  or 250.Three62.5617