Saturday 25 March 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.
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
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.