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Posted in Events by EcoCentre on May 15th, 2013
|18 May , 2013|
|11:00 am||to||12:30 pm|
Saturday 18 May, 11am-12.30pm
Want bucket loads of worm castings, like these ones collected from EcoCentre? In this workshop you’ll learn how to set up and maintain a top-performing worm farm.
Everything you ever wanted to know about how to wrangle worms and turn your organic kitchen waste into garden enriching compost.
The workshop will be run by industry professional Richard Thomas. Richard is a highly sought-after expert who not only runs a worm nursery in Melbourne but who also consults in this field in developing countries. This workshop uses active, demonstration wormfarms and covers theory and troubleshooting.
Bookings ESSENTIAL. Cost $15 EcoCentre ‘green’ members/$25 others
9534 0670 / paula
Venue: Port Phillip EcoCentre
Cnr Blessington & Herbert Streets, St Kilda
(in St Kilda Botanic Gardens)
Kevin Huang is a student at Monash University who has designed “BinIt! – A Compostable Bin“. Kevins design offers a sleek product that encourages people to compost their food waste at home. His presentation provided a useful example of the different stages of sustainable entrepreneurship, talking about his experiences in designing a new product which has yet to fully commercialised. Kevin’s project is an outcome of the VEIL project, a collaboration between design academics and their students to realise sustainable outcomes in universities across Victoria. You can read more about Kevin’s “BinIt” at his website: http://www.k-huang.com/. Please view Kevin’s presentation below.