Make worm composting bin

Date/Time
Date(s) - Tuesday, May 19, 2015
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Location
Audubon Center & Sanctuary

Categories


Make a worm composting bin, complete with worms, at the Taste of Nature Series class from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 19, at the Audubon Nature Center, 1600 Riverside Rd., one-quarter mile east of Route 62 between Jamestown, NY, and Warren, PA.

Juliette Enfield from Penn State Cooperative Extension will cover the basics of worm composting, also known as vermicomposting. She will share techniques on keeping a low maintenance and odorless worm compost bin.

In this workshop, participants will:

  • Learn about worm biology.
  • Learn how to maintain a worm compost bin indoors and out.
  • Learn how small farms are using worm composting to reduce waste and fertilize crops.
  • Create and take home their very own worm bin with Red Wiggler worms.

Bins, worms and some food scraps and bedding will be provided.

The fee is $24 for the public or $18 for Friends of the Nature Center.

Class size is limited. Reservations are required by Friday, May 15. Call (716) 569-2345 or use the on-line form.