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Worm bins have found their way into homes, classrooms, and offices across the country as a method of reducing the amount of food waste thrown out with the garbage or down the drain. This fun and educational method of composting with worms, called vermicomposting, also produces a rich source of plant nutrients coveted by gardeners.

  The following workshops are held at your location with a minimum of 6 participants. Workshop fees include bins, worms, and worm bin care guide. Prices subject to change.

The Wonder of Worm Bins
Indoor composting workshop

Learn how to put red worms to work for you at this build-your-own worm bin workshop. This fun and educational method of composting with worms, called vermicomposting, has been used in homes, classrooms, and offices across the country as a method of reducing the amount of food waste thrown out with the garbage or put down the drain. The process results in a rich source of plant nutrients coveted by gardeners.

During this hands-on workshop participants will put together a worm bin while learning how to successfully maintain it. The workshop will be led by environmental educator and worm enthusiast Sarah Archer. Sarah will share her tips and experience as a vermicomposter for the past years.

The Wonder of Worms – Young Scientist’s class
Recommended for children Grades 3 and up

Ever wonder why a worm is slimy? Is it true that a worm can be cut in half and become two worms? At this class, you’ll find the answers to these questions and learn all about the wondrous worm and the important role worms play in the health of our planet.

You will also spend some time as a worm scientist using observation skills while getting face to face with a red worm to learn about its anatomy, body systems and senses. The class will be led by environmental educator and worm enthusiast Sarah Archer.

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