This is the 2010 PAGE - Do not confuse with this year's page.

Welcome to the Vermicompost group page!aiken-wormbin_003.jpg

Group "Field Trip" to Wormpost Northeast in Morrisville, VT where Melissa Jordan will show us various styles of vermicompost bins and talk to us about her worm farming business. http://www.wormpost.com/ Friday, April 2, 2010 leave UVM campus (Aiken) at 2:00 pm.




CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS OF OUR VISIT TO **Wormpost Field Trip, Morrisville VT**

A new link to article on Compost Tea:
http://www.finegardening.com/how-to/articles/brewing-compost-tea.aspx

An informative video on "how to harvest" worms from your finished compost:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PJq21pyENFU&feature=related

CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS OF THE BIN in Aiken Student Lounge


Group members:
Casey Cullen
Bekah Woodin
Ilana Copel
Caroline Rush

  • Worm bins now located in: Student lounge, faculty cafeteria, Aiken Rm 104 (2), grad student
lounge
  • set up collection system (small pails?) to collect food scraps (Completed)
  • harvest worms from Erica's bin & set up "Worm Chalet" in Aiken (All, Completed)
  • Design and Create an Info Poster about project to put in Student Lounge (Completed)
  • Create a "Log Sheet" to keep track of what is added to bin (Casey)
  • Write and submit article to RSENR school newsletter (Completed)
  • Write up a shopping list and budget for supplies needed to make Compost Tea
  • Sign up for days (below) to check worm bin
  • Draft an outline for group final report "How To" Manual
  • Read through all four books about vermicomposting.
  • Respond to "weekly discussion question" on Wikipage (All)

Sites about making Compost Tea:
http://www.gardeningblog.net/2007/11/01/brewing-compost-tea-on-the-cheap/
http://www.backyardgardener.com/compost/compost-tea/index.html
http://www.wikihow.com/Make-Worm-Castings-Tea
http://www.redwormcomposting.com/worm-tea/making-vermicompost-tea/
http://www.organic-raised-bed-gardening.com/worm-tea.html

Individual Days to check on Wormies:
Monday-
Tuesday- Bekah (802) 299-9623, rwoodin@uvm.edu
Wednesday- Casey (908) 447-5446, clcullen@uvm.edu
Thursday- Ilana (914) 552-6948, icopel@uvm.edu
Friday-