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Upcoming Events
Events on May 16, 2015
Barstow Master Composter Training
Starts: 8:30 AM
Ends: May 16, 2015 - 12:30 PM
Location: Desert Discovery Center, 831 Barstow Road, Barstow, CA 92311, United States
Description: The Free training class will teach participants about backyard composting, vermicomposting (composting with worms), grasscycing, recycling, and how to become a Master Composter. Contact Don at 951-265-8699 or MC_Coordinator@dnbvisions.com for more information or to RSVP.
Events on May 21, 2015
JPA Board
Starts: 10:00 AM
Ends: May 21, 2015 - 12:00 PM
Location: Victor Valley Materials Recovery Facility, 17000 Abbey Lane, Victorville
Events on May 30, 2015
Phelan CSD Master Composter Training
Starts: 8:30 AM
Ends: May 30, 2015 - 12:30 PM
Location: Phelan CSD Office
Description: The Free training class will teach participants about backyard composting, vermicomposting (composting with worms), grasscycing, recycling, and how to become a Master Composter. Contact Don at 951-265-8699 or MC_Coordinator@dnbvisions.com for more information or to RSVP.
Events on June 6, 2015
Morongo Basin Master Composter Training
Starts: 8:30 AM
Ends: June 6, 2015 - 12:30 PM
Location: Yucca Valley Community Center
Description: The Free training class will teach participants about backyard composting, vermicomposting (composting with worms), grasscycing, recycling, and how to become a Master Composter. Contact Don at 951-265-8699 or MC_Coordinator@dnbvisions.com for more information or to RSVP.
Events on June 13, 2015
Big Bear Lake Master Composter Training
Starts: 8:30 AM
Ends: June 13, 2015 - 12:30 PM
Location: Big Bear Lake City Hall Conference Room
Description: The Free training class will teach participants about backyard composting, vermicomposting (composting with worms), grasscycing, recycling, and how to become a Master Composter. Contact Don at 951-265-8699 or MC_Coordinator@dnbvisions.com for more information or to RSVP.

Resources for Master Composters

One of the fun things about composting is that there is always something new to learn. This page includes a few resources for finding seed materials for your compost heap and also for learning more about composting.

MATERIALS

GREENS AVAILABLE AT APPLE VALLEY COUNTRY CLUB

Master Composters needing greens for their compost pile can stop by the Apple Valley Country Club to pick up cuttings from the golf course.

The Apple Valley Country Club is located on Rancherias at Highway 18. To get to the actual grass clippings, turn south on Rancherias (a traffic light) off of Highway 18. Before the next paved road (Tomahawk), there is a break in the chain/rope fencing on the right that runs along the golf course. That break in the fence is a dirt path for maintenance vehicles that winds around to a fenced maintenance yard area. Take that road past the driving range to the maintenance area. The dumpster containing the grass clippings was just inside the fence to the right.

MAGAZINES

WORM DIGEST

If your composting interests include worm bins, Worm Digest is an excellent resource.

Worm Digest
PO Box 2654
Grants Pass, Oregon 97528
541-476-9626
FAX 541-476-4555
mail@wormdigest.org
www.wormdigest.org

The simple ethic of “waste not, want not” requires that we make the best use of all our resources. Leaves, grass, and other green wastes can be turned into a useful product. These materials don’t belong in a landfill. Throwing these materials in the trash is a true waste of resources.