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Worm Farm

Worm cafe subsidies are available to City of Melville residents who attend worm-farming workshops at Piney Lakes. These workshops are held 3-4 times a year and cost $5.00 per person to attend.

Attending City of Melville residents can save $135.00 on the complete set up of a worm-cafe.

Worm-Farming Workshops

Piney Lakes Environmental Education Centre hosts workshops with the Worm Shed throughout the year, aimed at assisting you in creating successful worm farms. 

All City of Melville residents who attend a worm-farming workshop at Piney Lakes are entitled to a $135.00 subsidy when purchasing a worm-cafe on the day of the workshop.

Each cafe contains all set up materials and a supply of one kilogram of live worms. Your complete cost will be $100.00.

For any queries contact the Environmental Education Officer on 9364 0790

For upcoming workshop dates, visit the Worm Shed website.

Please note - the Worm Shed webpage does not work in IE. Please use a different browser.

Worm Cafe Information

The complete 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 4 000 worms)
  • 500g Dolomite
  • Castings for establishment
  • Worm Blanket
  • Comprehensive instructions.

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