october, 2022

This is a repeating event

sat29oct10:00 amsat11:00 amAll About Vermicomposting 2-Part Workshop Series10:00 am - 11:00 am

Event Details

All About Vermicomposting 2-Part Workshop Series

Saturday, October 29 & November 5, 2022 10:00 – 11:00 am

Join Solana Center for this workshop series to discover why red wiggler worms are composting superstars! Vermicomposting has a benefit for everyone, whether you want to divert kitchen scraps from the landfill, compost in small spaces, or create a natural fertilizer for your plants. These workshops will teach you all about how to get started and maintain a happy home for red wiggler worms.

Each class will include visual, hands-on demonstrations of vermicomposting systems. Unique content will be covered each week, so we recommend attending both!

  1. Week 1 (10/29) will cover:
  2. The many benefits of vermicomposting for reducing waste and creating healthy garde
  3. Basic requirements for a worm bin and where to site your bin
  4. Determine if a store bought or DIY bin is best for your home
  5. Examples of various bins and how to make your own stacking or in-ground bins
  6. The anatomy of our special red wiggler worms / cocoons
  7. Other compost critters found in a healthy worm bin
  8. Week 2 (11/5) will cover:
  9. Brief review of Week 1
  10. Ingredients needed for worms to reproduce and thrive
  11. What worms can eat and methods for feeding food scraps
  12. What to expect after starting your compost system: maintenance, care, and long-term feeding strategies
  13. Troubleshooting tips
  14. When and how to harvest castings from your worm bin
  15. Using the soil amendment created from your food waste

Location: Spring Valley Branch Library

836 Kempton St.

Spring Valley, CA 91977

Hold your spot in advance: https://bit.ly/3xwcLsN

Made possible through generous funding by the County of San Diego


(Saturday) 10:00 am - 11:00 am


Solana Center