Golden Hills is excited to partner with Iowa Western Community College to host a series of classes about sustainability and traditional/folk skills throughout southwest Iowa. Classes will be added throughout spring and summer 2022, so check back often!
DIY Rain Barrel Two options: Thursday, May 12 5:00-6:30pm (Council Bluffs) Registration closed. or Saturday, May 14 10-11:30am (Shenandoah) This class was canceled due to low registration. Instructor: Jamie Smidt Fowler
Do It Yourself! Learn how to make a rain barrel to conserve water by capturing rainfall and snowmelt to use in your yard and garden. Class is $75 which includes supplies, and you'll get to take home your own rain barrel. Pre-registration is required. Registration ends one week before each class.
Composting Class Tuesday, April 19 5:00-6:30pm Iowa Western Community College Dodge Hall (Council Bluffs campus) Instructor: Matt Mancuso Learn how to improve the quality of your soil, while helping reduce waste going to the landfills. This class will present the three kinds of composting: Aerobic Anaerobic Vermicomposting Each has its pros and cons. Decide what is best for you. You will learn about what can and cannot be composted and how to maintain a proper compost bin. Class is $10 and pre-registration is required. Register here.
712 South Highway Street P.O. Box 189 Oakland, IA 51560