The Alliance GreenMarket will host a free workshop on vermiculture and composting on Saturday, Feb 22 at 10:30AM. Vermiculture is the art and science of using beneficial earthworms the garden. Composting refers to the practice of recycling biomass like kitchen scraps and dead leaves in the garden to optimize production and reduce waste.
The presenter, Ed Wilson, has been gardening in Fort Myers since 1973. He says he enjoys growing vegetables and propagating rare fruit trees and has been a member of the Caloosa Rare Fruit Exchange for more than 20 years.
The Alliance GreenMarket supports efforts to make our area more sustainable through gardening workshops, environmental activities, and active involvement in the community. Its mission is to support local growers, bakers and artisans, and to provide a space for the community to explore different ways to become more sustainable.
The GreenMarket’s Fall & Winter Growing Season Workshop Series continues every 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month through March.