Aristotle called worms the “intestines of the earth.” These humble, misunderstood creatures have a bad reputation for being gross and slimy but that is simply not the case. They are important players in the decomposition of organic matter. What they leave behind after feasting on decaying matter is what gardeners and farmers call “black gold.” Like cow manure, vermicast (aka worm poop) is a highly prized soil amendment rich with nutrients and microbes that plants and soil love. We know you will too, so let’s compost your food scraps with worms!
In this three-day workshop, you will
Each participant will receive bedding material, 1 pound of composting worms, worm chow, and a worm blanket to start their home system.
Thurs. June 17, 6-8 pm
Tues. June 22, 6-8 pm
Thurs. June 24, 6-8 pm
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