Composting and Worm Farming.

$75 per person

Reduce food and garden waste by starting your own compost and worm farm.

Aimed at complete beginners or those needing a refresher, Nicki will take you through the fundamentals of how we can use our food and garden waste for maximum output from a compost or worm farm. Covering all areas from why we use them, the pros and cons of different types, recommendations on what works best and the key elements of a creating and maintaining a healthy worm farm or compost.

9:30 - 12:30

Your Day


9.30am arrival. Start the day by meeting Nicki and our other attendees and share introductions over a tea or coffee with tasty treats provide by The Falls Retreat kitchen

10am – 10.30am Gather around in the rustic Bistro Barn to hear Nicki’s advice on creating and maintaining the ideal compost and worm farm. She will cover the basic essentials of where to site and what types work best, her recipe for creating and maintaining a healthy compost and worm farm and how their output can be used throughout the garden to grown nutrient dense healthy veggies

11am – 11.30am Head into the Falls Retreat kitchen veggie gardens for an interactive session looking at our compost and worm farm and discussing how these principals can be applied at home

11.30am  – Back to the Bistro Barn for a delicious pizza sharing lunch which includes salads using produce harvested from the gardens and a drink to accompany your meal.

Nicki joins for you for lunch so this is your opportunity to pick her brains and ask questions which apply to your own compost or worm farm.

Timing is approximate and course content may be subject to change.


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