Whole Foods Co-op
09-21-2019 Vermicomposting - Home Composting with Earthworms 11:00AM - 12:30PM Hill
by WFC-U

Instructor: Beth Wiemken

All proceeds to be donated to the Duluth Police Department in memory of canine Officer Haas.)

Registration required. Limit 12

Grow your own blue ribbon produce with Black Gold! A fun and educational indoor winter project that produces a pH neutral fertilizer rich in micronutrients thus stimulating plant growth. These topics will be covered: vermicomposting vs composting, selecting the proper composting worm, bin construction and set up, appropriate/inappropriate vermicomposting food. Learn the five "Pearls of Wisdom" for success! The instructor will provide a comprehensive educational resources handout with book recommendations, recommended online videos, worm vendors and university research based links. Bring along your own plastic tote with the following parameters:


  • Clean with no prior chemicals stored within
  • Lid snaps securely (some lids do not snap shut)
  • Most sizes are fine, but a 10-12 gallon similar to the Rubbermaid Roughneck is ideal...
  • Holes will be drilled in the bottom and a collection container is needed...an old cookie sheet works or another plastic bin.
$15.00
Owner price: $10.00

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