Set up and Maintain a Worm Farm


A worm farm is one of the best ways to dispose of food scraps and produce vermi-juice (worm tea) and vermicast (worm castings) for use on the garden.

Learn how to set up a worm farm and the easiest methods to manage and care for these most hard-working of creatures.

This  workshop will cover both the theory and practice of worm farming in a household setting. It will be useful for those wanting to recycle household food waste in order to produce worm products for use in the improvement of soil in gardens and pot plants.


  • This workshop is held indoors, if the weather is fine you will venture out to view the worm farms on site. So please wear a hat and sunscreen as well as outdoor footwear
  • This is an adult-focused learning experience and not suited to young children
  • Discounted worm farms will be available for sale on the day

What you will learn

  • The basic theory of worm farming
  • How to set up and maintain a working farm
  • Common problems and solutions

What you will get

  •  Handout

What to bring

  •  Inquiring mind and questions

What to wear

  • Casual outdoors to suit the weather  


If you have accessibility requirements please contact to discuss

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  • Saturday, 03 September 2022 | 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  • Saturday, 19 November 2022 | 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM


Edendale Farm, 30 Gastons Rd, Eltham, 3095, View map

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