Worm Farm

Worm Cafe Subsidy

The City of Melville offers a one-off worm café subsidy to residents who attend worm-farming workshops at Piney Lakes Environmental Education Centre.

Attending City of Melville residents pay $100 direct to The Worm Farm via cash or card on the night to get a complete worm café set up, saving $135.00.

The complete worm café set up includes:

  • Worm Cafe unit (dimensions - length: 55cm, width: 40cm, height: 75cm; colour - black; 4 trays (1 base and 3 working trays); fly proof lid; 4 legs; tap)
  • 1 kilogram of live worms (approximately 4000 worms)
  • 500g Dolomite
  • Castings for establishment
  • Worm Blanket
  • Comprehensive instructions

Worm-Farming Workshops

Join Kevin and Debbie from The Worm Shed for a workshop covering all aspects of worms, as well as the set-up, operation and maintenance of a worm farm.

If you intend on purchasing worm farm products on the night of the workshop, you must pre-order by emailing waste@melville.wa.gov.au to ensure sufficient stock is available.

Upcoming Workshops


Date & TimeLocationCostRegistration

Tuesday 14 September 2021


Piney Lakes Environmental Education Centre,

Murdoch Drive, Winthrop


$5.00Register for this event

For further enquiries, please contact Leah Adams, Waste Education Officer - waste@melville.wa.gov.au  


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