NC State University’s 11th Annual Vermiculture Conference | Las Vegas, Nevada | University of Nevada-Las Vegas | May 26-27, 2011
North America’s only training on mid-to-large scale vermicomposting is heading west to Las Vegas! This year’s two day conference will provide more opportunities than ever to gather and share information with industry experts and peers.
Topics include: What to Tell Customers about the Benefits of Vermicompost….How to Use Vermicompost: Application Rates & Techniques….Earthworm Husbandry: The Care and Feeding of Earthworms….….Vermicompost: How to Harvest, Store, and Bag It….Harvesting and Shipping Earthworms….Developing Markets for Vermicompost & Earthworms….How to Make Better Vermicompost for Plants….Latest Research on Vermicompost and Extracts….Vermicomposting On-Site at Businesses and Institutions….Earthworm Species Differences and Availability….Panel Discussion.. ….Breakout groups to discuss medium or large scale operations, on-site at businesses, and other topics. Read more »
Groundwork Somerville’s SoilCycle team is leading a vermicomposting workshop!!! This workshop will provide you with everything you need to take home a “kitchen scrap-ready” worm bin and will provide you with a group technical assistance session to answer any questions you may have about beginning to compost in your home.
When: Tuesday, Nov. 16th, 5:30-7pm
Where: The Groundwork Somerville Offices, 21 Properzi Way, Somerville
(next door to Hemlock Ink, just off Somerville Ave.)
Cost: $75 for the first member of a household, $5 for each additional household member
***This workshop is geared at adults, children over age 10 are welcome to join in the fun for FREE***
Your Vermicomposting Workshop Fee Includes:
1) a full hands-on tutorial about building and maintaining your bin; 2) a copy of the “SoilCycle Guide to Home Worm Composting”; 3) Red Wiggler Worms harvested on the spot!; 4) compost castings to jumpstart your happy worm environment; 5) materials and tools needed to start your bin
Space is limited. Pre-registration and payment required. To Sign Up contact Soilcycle:
Deadline Friday, Nov. 12th.