Urban Workshops

Urban Workshops Compost Tumbler, Pollinator Gardens, and Rain Barrel workshops
The workshops are held at various locations. Please click on the links for more information.

Make Your Own Compost Tumbler Workshop – Moorhead Community Education

Learn the basics of composting and how to construct various composting systems. You’ll be guided through a step-by-step process to construct your very own compost tumbler to use at home. This class is held outside, so dress for the weather. Unless it’s raining heavily, the class will not be postponed. Come prepared to carry home an empty 55-gallon barrel compost tumbler. Fee includes supplies. This workshop is hosted by Cass County Soil Conservation District, Clay County Soil and Water Conservation District, and River Keepers. Sign up here

Make Your Own Rain Barrel Workshop – Moorhead Community Education

Help protect the Red River’s water quality by making your own rain barrel. In addition to building your own rain barrel to take home, this workshop includes a short presentation to learn the basics of water quality and the effects of storm water runoff. This class is held outside, so dress for the weather. Unless it’s raining heavily, the class will not be postponed. Come prepared to carry home an empty 55-gallon drum. Fee includes supplies. This workshop is hosted by Cass County Soil Conservation District, Clay County Soil and Water Conservation District, and River Keepers. Sign up here

Introduction to Native Pollinator Gardening– Moorhead Community Education

Learn how to transform a section of your yard into a native garden to attract important pollinators. This two-day workshop is designed for beginners and focuses on what constitutes a pollinator habitat, the importance of landscaping with native plants, and the process of installing a garden from start to finish. A select number of native plants will be discussed. Participants will leave with the beginning of their design plan and a pollinator-friendly kit to get started. Second evening is held outside. Fee includes kit. Map for second evening’s class is below. This workshop is hosted by Cass County Soil Conservation District, Clay County Soil and Water Conservation District, and River Keepers. Sign up here