Think green with Eastside gardening program

August 12, 2014

By Staff

NEW — 9 a.m. Aug. 12, 2014

Dust off the gardening gloves and keep those dinner scraps as you learn how to transform food and yard waste into compost and get tips to safely eliminate garden pests in the Master Recycler Composter-Eastside program.

Applications, available here, are due by 5 p.m. Aug. 15.

Email your completed application to Maren Neldam at with the subject line MRC Eastside Application.

The volunteer training and outreach program educates residents about recycling, backyard composting, organic gardening concepts and resource conservation. The experience includes classroom learning and hands-on experience.

The next class starts Aug. 27 and continues to meet on Wednesdays and Saturdays through Sept. 27. Participants gather at Tibbetts Creek Manor and the garden beside Pickering Barn.

Master Recycler Composter-Eastside is a partnership of the city of Issaquah and Seattle Tilth, as well as the cities of Bothell, Bellevue and Kirkland. Learn more here.

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