Filter by
Sydney City Farm

Worm farm basics talk

Sydney City Farm
Sydney City Farm
52 Barwon Park Road, St Peters NSW 2044

Saturday 21 October from 1pm to 2:30pm

Did you know that more than a third of waste in household red bins is food waste?

Vegetable peelings and many other organic materials can be transformed using a home worm farm into nutrient rich fertiliser perfect for plants.

Get the basics on worm farming in this talk and demonstration from set up and feeding worms to harvesting vermicompost and managing common problems.

Learn practical tips from an experienced worm farmer.

Saturday 21 October 1pm to 2:30pm – book

What you will learn

  • Setting up your worm farm

  • What to feed them and how much

  • How to harvest and use the organic fertiliser

  • How to maintain a healthy system

What you will get

  • Lecture-style talk and demonstration

  • Links and notes via email

  • Opportunity for questions

Sydney City Farm educator Annie loves sharing proven techniques for transforming food waste with worm farms in backyards, schools and community gardens.

Please note: This is an outdoor program running at the farm rain or shine, please bring waterproof clothing and shoes in case of wet weather. For the safety of visitors and volunteers events may be postponed or cancelled in extreme weather conditions.

Contact event organiser

Sydney City Farm


More events part of Sydney City Farm

Sydney City Farm volunteer working bees

Sydney City Farm volunteer working bees

Help out with farm activities, from watering and weeding to planting and harvesting
Today 10am to 12pm
Herb propagation hands-on session

Herb propagation hands-on session

Learn to grow tasty herbs at home from seeds, cuttings and division
21 Oct 2023
Bush food discovery tour

Bush food discovery tour

Sample bush foods and find out what you can grow in your backyard or balcony
18 Nov 2023