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Thanks to the City of Chula Vista, Environmental Services Division, for sponsoring all of our composting programs!

Composting Workshops

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Sundays 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. 

Come join the fun, learn all about the wonders of soils, and get discounts on outdoor composting units. We’ll cover practical ways to set up home composting systems in order to organically beautify our landscape and lessen our ecological footprint! For more information please call (619) 409-5900 or email Katharine@thelivingcoast.org

Chula Vista residents who attend the compost workshop are eligible to purchase discounted compost bins. See the City’s website for more information.


School Compost Program

20170129_132337Our new Composting Program is perfect for your class, garden club, or sustainability group. Suggested for Grades 3-8. We come to your school and teach the “Whats, Whys, and Hows of Composting”.  If you have a compost bin on site, we also spend time turning the pile together. Visit our School Outreach page for more details, fees, and how to register.




Master Composter Program – Fall 2019 

Tuesdays, 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. for 7 weeks- dates TBD


Become a Master Composter with this seven-week training course at the Living Coast. Topics will include building and maintaining a pile, soil ecology, composting with worms, and more. Volunteer, field trip, and hands-on components are included. If interested in this class, please email Katharine@thelivingcoast.org to be notified on how to register.

Compost Resources from the City of Chula Vista:

Check out a PDF of “Less Toxic Yard & Garden Care” from the City of Chula Vista.

Click Here for more information about the City of Chula Vista’s composting programs.