How to Build and Care for Your Wormery and Bokashi Bin

Join Elena Trivelli for a highly-practical training session to learn how to build and care for your wormery and bokashi bin.

13 Oct 2021 17:3019:00

Photo credit: Elena Trivelli

Photo credit: Elena Trivelli

If you have plenty of regular food scraps from your kitchen and some plants to take care of, this session is for you. We will explore how our food scraps can easily be transformed in high fertility compost by using a bucket full of worms, aka a wormery. How do we build one, how do we care for it, where can we put it and what can we do with its products? We will cover all things wormery and will also compare it to how a Bokashi bin works, thinking about which one might best suit your needs.

Trainer Bio:

Elena Trivelli was the Coordinator for two Capital Growth Allotments in the Royal Parks between 2019 and 2020, after working and volunteering in therapeutic and community gardens in London over the last six years. She studied Organic Horticulture at OrganicLea; completed a Permaculture Design Course with SpiralSeeds, and is a student of The Soil Food Web School. Elena’s background also involves working with vulnerable adults in the fields of mental health, homelessness, and substance misuse, with charities such as Rethink Mental Illness and Single Homeless Project. Elena has now moved back to Italy, where she is working on a community garden project with a local cooperative, teaching English, and delivering training on no-dig gardening and soil health.

Once you register, you will receive a link and a password to our Zoom meeting session.

If you cannot afford the ticket but would still like to attend, please contact capitalgrowth@sustainweb.org to see if we can help.


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