Seed to Table: Let's Make Compost! Tuesday, May 9, 2023
Where & When
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Join Mike Dorion, Living Soil Solutions, to talk about creating a healthy home compost using organic material collected from your kitchen and neighbourhood.

Mike will cover:
    • What is a quality compost?
    • What are the steps to creating your own backyard compost?
    • What things that you might not think of adding to home compost but could be useful
    • How to use home "wastes" in a balanced way - ensuring a good carbon to nitrogen (C:N) ratio
    • What to scrounge and ask your neighbours for
    • What things don't do well in home compost.

Speaker: Mike Dorion

This event will take place in the greenhouse at Highfield.  Temperatures may fluctuate, please dress for the weather.  Space is limited.

Registration for this event will close Thursday May 4, 2023
If you have questions or concerns, please call 403.287.3469 ex 0 or email

This program is offered in partnership with The City of Calgary

Please note:  Fees paid to the Calgary Horticultural Society for talks, courses, and workshops are non-refundable.  The Calgary Horticultural Society reserves the right to cancel a talk, course, or workshop due to low registration, instructor conflict, or on recommendation of Alberta Public Health.  In the event of a cancellation, registrants will be reimbursed.

The safety and well-being of our volunteers, staff members and program participants is very important to us,
  • The Society follows all public health orders and City of Calgary bylaws and regulations.
  • The Society supports those who choose to wear masks; however, masking is no longer required.
  • If a participant feels ill, is recommended they stay home.

Registrants must recognize that participation is not risk free; their well-being is their responsibility and cannot hold the Society or Highfield Regenerative Farms responsible should they become ill.