Worm Compost Workshop


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2021 Worm Compost Workshop

Created & Led by:

Katie Breneol

Common Roots’ Education & Communications Development Coordinator

Learn how to set up your very own worm composting system at home to recycle food scraps into a rich soil amendment.


Wednesday, June 2nd, 6PM



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.

Your host, Katie, will start with an informative presentation all about the wonderful world of worm composting at home and finish with a live demonstration on how to make your own. During last year’s gardening season, Katie set up her very own worm compost and was wildly impressed by the nutrient rich results and how easy it was to DIY with only a few supplies required!

**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, make sure to check your junk folder.**



Please Note: All profits from the workshop will back into Common Roots’ social enterprise & future programming

  • $10 - Workshop only
  • $15 - Workshop + Red Wriggler Worms (Pick up at Woodside or BiHi on Tuesday June 1st from 12-4PM)

*If the cost is a barrier, please select the drop down option: "It's on us!" to register at no cost to you! 

25 Spaces Available - Limited Supply of Worms (15 Spots)

*If you would like to participate in making your own worm composting bins at home you will need the following supplies:

  • 2-3 plastic bins of the same size OR 2-3 plastic buckets of the same size (Anything but clear plastic!)
  • One lid to fit on the top 
  • Drill & anywhere between ¼ to ¾ inch drill bit to make the holes
  • Food scraps, dirt, paper, leaves, water
  • DO NOT ADD meat, dairy, anything fatty, acidic, or salty 

IF NEEDED: Stop by one of our farm sites during shed hours and we will drill the holes in your bucket! __________________________________________________________

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.