Free

FREE Workshop: Worm Composting

Actions and Detail Panel

Free

Event Information

Share this event

Date and time

Location

Location

Online event

Event description
Learn how to set up your own worm composting system to recycle food scraps into a rich soil amendment.

About this event

Everything you need to know about starting up and maintaining a worm bin compost system, also known as vermicomposting. Perfect for small space composting and apartment living, or in addition to other composting systems you already have started at your home. Vermicompost is every gardener's dream as a finished soil amendment, and serves as a fast, easy food waste diversion tool. 

Free attendance to this workshop is generously subsidized by the CRD.

__________________________________________________________

This event will be hosted live online via Zoom. Registered participants will be emailed the Zoom link 30 minutes before the start of the workshop. If you do not see the email, check your junk folder.

_________________________________________________________

Please pre-register for this event.

You can also register for the event by calling our office at 250 386 9676 or via email by contacting office@compost.bc.ca

Please be in touch if you are no longer able to attend but hold a ticket so we can make your space available to someone else.

__________________________________________________________

The Compost Education Centre is located on unceded and occupied Indigenous territories, specifically the land of the Lekwungen speaking people—the Esquimalt and Songhees Nations. These nations are two of many, made up of individuals who have lived within the porous boundaries of what is considered Coast Salish, Nuu-Chah-Nulth and Kwakwa'wakw Territory (Vancouver Island) since time immemorial. At the CEC we seek to respect, honour and continually grow our own understandings of Indigenous rights and history, and to fulfill our responsibilities as settlers, who live and work directly with the land and its complex, vital ecologies and our diverse, evolving communities.

Compost Education Centre memberships get you free workshops, discounts at garden centres around town and more great perks! Sign up or learn more on our website.

Share with friends

Date and time

Location

Online event

{ _('Organizer Image')}

Organizer Compost Education Centre

Organizer of FREE Workshop: Worm Composting

The Compost Education Centre, situated on unceded Coast Salish territories, is a non-profit organization with charitable status. The CEC’s mission is to encourage composting, local food production, and conservation, through education to residents living within the CRD. Created as a community resource, the CEC’s intent is to lower barriers to building skills that support soil stewardship and ecological sustainability. Two of the ways the CEC meets this goal are through free and affordable workshop series for adults, and a diverse, interactive, science-based educational program for students and their teachers. The CEC is mandated to teach people of all ages how to create a biologically active, organic garden amendment, as well as why composting and soil conservation are crucial practices for mitigating climate change.

 

Save This Event

Event Saved