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Natural Awakenings Metro Phoenix & Northern Arizona

Vermicomposting 101 Class

Apr 01, 2013 03:03PM

Vermicompost is the product or process of composting using worms to create a heterogeneous mixture of decomposing vegetable or food waste, bedding materials, and worm castings, or manure. These castings have been shown to contain reduced levels of contaminants and a higher saturation of nutrients than do organic materials before vermicomposting.

 Hassena Kassim (Sena the Worm Whisperer), a certified desert landscaper, will teach a vermicomposting class for beginners from 8:30 to 10 a.m., April 27, at Root Phoenix. Participants will gain the knowledge of how worms work and the different types of vermicomposting systems.

Root Phoenix offers accessible community-driven education on a variety of topics. Their mission is to foster the expansion of knowledge and development of skills that enrich lives, create abundance, and restore balance.

Cost is $17. Location: 7120 N. 12th St., Phoenix. For more information, phone 602-680-7249 or visit to view the complete class list and schedule. 

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