Backyard Composting & Vermicomposting (Worms) Workshop

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The N.C. Extension Service will hold free Composting – Vermicomposting workshops on Tuesday October 25th from 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. at the Swain Extension Center on 60 Almond School Rd just 7 miles west of Bryson City. This program will be repeated on Thursday October 27th from 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. at the Jackson Extension Center on 538 Scotts Creek Rd. Sylva in room 234. If interested in attending one of these programs, register by contacting your local Extension office at 828 488-3848, 828 586 4009 or by e-mailing

Workshop attendees will learn more about acceptable materials for composting, types of structures, preparing and maintaining your compost pile, temperatures, carbon to nitrogen ratios, water requirements, types of worms, bedding, proper food scraps, worm bins, harvesting your compost and worms, and troubleshooting tips.


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Photo of Christy BredenkampChristy BredenkampArea Agent, Agriculture - Horticulture (828) 586-4009 christine_bredenkamp@ncsu.eduJackson County, North Carolina
Updated on Oct 12, 2016
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