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PVAEC - Piscataquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative

Worm Bin Boot Camp

with Trisha Smith


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Looking for a fun and easy way to turn vegetable scraps into plant food? Join Jock Robie (The Worm Bin Guy) for this hands-on workshop and learn to construct and set up, maintain and harvest a worm bin. Jock will also discuss harvesting worm castings and vermicompost for gardening and houseplants, as well as how to make and use “worm tea." 10 participants will go home with a populated worm bin; everyone will go home with more knowledge and enthusiasm for vermiculture! Jock Robie is a retired chemical engineer and has documented his process of designing, building, and using worm bins to compost kitchen waste since 2011. His worms live in 40 bins and process close to 35 pounds of kitchen scraps each week. Visit Jock’s blog at to learn more about his vermiculture methods.

  • Feb 1st, 2018
    Thu from 4:00 - 5:30 pm

PHEC-Penquis Higher Education Center

50 Mayo St
Dover-Foxcroft, ME 04426 Get directions

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