Compost Giveaway Workshops

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Live green and save green with our Compost Giveaway Workshops each Spring and Fall 

This outdoor workshop covers tips and techniques for home gardening, urban agriculture, making your own compost at home, historical farming practices, and much more.

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Compost Giveaway Workshops have been postponed.

For more information and resources, visit the Town of Cary's COVID-19 Information page. If you have a question about a specific event or facility, dial 311 in Cary or (919) 469-4000 outside of Town limits.

How to Register

To register, go to and search for "Compost Giveaway Workshop." Note that if you have not done so, you will need to create an account with myCary to register for this workshop. A five dollar administrative processing fee is due upon registration. 

What to Expect

Classes are held at our urban agriculture project site, Good Hope FarmTogether we will learn about the oldest form of recycling on Earth: composting! Along with a tour of this historic working farm, participants will receive three bags of compost, two home guide books full of composting and gardening tips, and 30 minutes of instruction with a compost expert.

Classes are open to Town of Cary residents only. Registration is required and remain open until full. Space is limited. 


Sarah Justice
Environmental Outreach Program Coordinator
Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Department
(919) 469-4301