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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 12
Teacher: Sharon Yiesla

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Want to compost, but not sure where to start? Learn tips and techniques on how to compost right in your own backyard. You’ll gain sound composting practices to ensure successful home composting. All registrations must be submitted online two days before your class starts.

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Composting 101
Reviewed by Dawn H. on 6/15/2020
Sharon was terrific. First time taking a class- can’t wait to take another!

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