Sat, May 20|
College Area Community Garden
The Case for Worms, Vermicompost Demonstration Workshop (a donation based event)
Get ready for an interactive and informative session where you'll explore various worm bins, understand the biology and dietary needs of worms, and discover how they adapt to their environment. There is a $15 suggested donation for this class. See Event Details for link.
Time & Location
May 20, 2023, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
College Area Community Garden, Zura Wy, San Diego, CA 92115, USA
About the event
There is a suggested donation of $15 for this workshop. Donations may be made here.
Get ready for an interactive and informative session where you'll explore various worm bins, understand the biology and dietary needs of worms, and discover how they adapt to their environment. We'll also provide a step-by-step guide on building a worm bin, assembling a can o' worms, feeding and harvesting castings, and resolving common issues. To top it off, the workshop will end with a Q&A session, giving you the opportunity to clarify any doubts and leave feeling confident and equipped to kick-start your own worm composting project!
There is a $15 suggested donation for this class. You can make your donation here.
About the Instructor:
Heidi Bentz is a Master Composter, Master Gardener, permaculture enthusiast and birth doula. She inherited her love for homegrown food from her grandfather, who owned a two-acre sustenance farm in the San Fernando Valley. Growing up, Heidi had the privilege of eating fresh fruits and vegetables from her mother's garden in their suburban home. With a hands-on approach to learning, she has developed a deep understanding of soil regeneration and enjoys sharing her knowledge with others, especially the lessonns she has learned from her own plot of land in La Mesa. Heidi's favorite topics of conversation include chickens, worms, soil, and permaculture practices that promote the healing and thriving of the Earth and its inhabitants.
This workshop is held outdoors, so we suggest:
- Dress in layers. Assume you will be cold, or hot. Either way, be ready.
- Bring water
- Wear comfortable clothes and shoes that can get messy and/or wet
- Garden gloves are welcomed but not necessary for workshops
HEALTH: If you are sick, please do not come to the workshop.
CLASS SIZE: 3 min. If the minimum is not met, this workshop will be cancelled.