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Due to COVID-19, our Compost Workshops have gone virtual. Find more information at www.thelivingcoast.org/virtual

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

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Free with admission!

Sundays 2:00-3:00 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

Compost bin

Compost bins are available for $35 to Chula Vista residents that have attended one of the City’s composting workshops or the Master Composter Course.

Soil Saver
28″ x 28″ x 34″
Best for yard debris
$35.00 (Chula Vista Residents)

See the City of Chula Vista website for more information.


Master Composter Program

April 14 – May 26, 6:00 – 8:30PM

Postponed until further notice

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This FREE seven-week Master Composter course provides training in the art and science of composting.  Course includes lectures, demonstrations, and two field trips.

Course covers the following:

  • Traditional composting
  • Compost bin build and troubleshooting (in teams!)
  • Vermicomposting
  • Soil Health
  • Bugs in your compost pile
  • Environmental impacts
  • Much more!

Join the interest list HERE.

School Compost Program

Our 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.


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.