Advanced Composting with Wormies (F)
Online pre-registration is required. Drop ins on the day of will not be accepted, due to program materials needing to be prepped in advance.
This advanced composting class by Wormies, a Grand Rapids composting business, is for those interested in learning about other applications for compost and a more in-depth approach to the soil science behind composting. Learn about bokashi—an anaerobic method of fermenting your food scraps to create soil embedment—amongst other complex vermicomposting and fermentation methods used to feed the soil and aid your plants. Optional–take home a bokashi setup to get started!
Program is for adults and kids ages 10 and up with adult supervision.
This program is offered free of charge due to generous grant funding. If you would like to purchase one of the following, optional take-home items, please do so when you register, and you’ll be able to pick up your item during the program. A purchase is not necessary for program attendance.
Available for all composting programs:
Worms and vermicomposting supplies:
– 1/2 lb red wigglers with 2 gal of bedding for $35
– Rubbermaid bin, $30
– 32 oz for $12
– 5 gal for $25
– mesh bag to make compost tea or extracts, $5 ea
Recommended Books for Compost Enthusiasts:
– The Rodale Book of Composting (for gardeners)
– The Worm Farmers Handboook (for mid scale vermicomposting)
– Teaming with Fungi (advanced)
– Teaming with Microbes (advanced)
– Teaming with Nutrients (advanced)
Please Note: This program will be held indoors.