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Compost and worm farm basics talk


Saturday 12 December from 10am to 11:30am

Worm farms and composting are a great way to deal with kitchen, household and garden waste while reducing your eco-footprint.

Better yet, they allow you to create fantastic organic soil conditioner to use in pots or garden beds to grow super-healthy plants.

Book your spot here.

At this talk you’ll learn:

  • The difference between worm farming and composting

  • How to select the best type of system for you, and where to put it

  • How to set up a worm farm including feeding worms and harvesting fertiliser

  • Compost ingredients, proportions and layering techniques

  • How to maintain healthy systems and avoid common problems

  • Tips for setting up communal systems

What you will get:

  • Lecture-style presentation

  • Links and notes via email

  • Opportunities for questions

Do not attend the Sydney City Farm events if you are unwell

Please do not attend if you are unwell or have any signs of cold or flu including a cough, sore/scratchy throat, runny nose, shortness of breath or a fever. We respectfully advise that you will not be permitted to enter. You will be required to fill in a quick online wellness check survey the day before your education program.

When you arrive at the Sydney City Farm

When you arrive to attend an education session, scan the QR code at the entry and enter your name and phone number or email address. You must do this each time you attend. If you don’t have a phone that can do this, ask a staff member to assist you. This is a NSW Health requirement and will be used for contact tracing purposes only if necessary.

When at the Sydney City Farm event

  • notify staff if you start to feel unwell

  • maintain 1.5 m physical distance from all people including staff

  • wash or sanitise your hands on entry and regularly after that

  • you are welcome to bring your own gardening gloves. Gloves will be supplied to volunteers and education participants who do not bring their own

  • follow volunteer and education participant hygiene protocols discussed at start of session

  • wipe down equipment that you use or touch with the sanitising wipes supplied

Contact event organiser

City of Sydney