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Welcome to Earthworm Interest Group of Southern Africa

Founded in November 2004 by Ken Reid and co-founded by Carmen Nottingham and Don Blacklaw. EIGSA’s aims are to promote interest, knowledge and research on earthworms both in South Africa and worldwide. It is a volunteer organization, and membership is free.

EIGSA – GAUTENG

WORKSHOP SATURDAY, 19th OCTOBER 2013

 

The Earthworm Interest Group of Southern Africa, Gauteng branch will be holding their final workshop for 2013.


GUEST SPEAKERS: Mark Shaw from EarthLinx will talk about how to convert bokashi into vermi-compost using earthworms.  Gavin Heron from Earth Probiotic will talk about the bokashi method of composting.


SUBJECT: Using earthworms and bokashi composting, it's quick and easy to turn your waste into rich food for your soil.  Join the Earthworm Interest Group of Southern Africa (EIGSA) to learn these vital organic recycling methods.


Date and Time:. 08H30 to 12h30 on Saturday, 19th October 2013.


VENUE: Colourful Corner Nursey, Corner Christian de Wet & Dolfyn Roads, Honeydew.


ENTRY FEE: - Adults: R100 each.
- School children under 12 and senior citizens: R50 each.
- Special rate offered for family groups (2 adults and 2 children): R200, an extra R50 per additional child.


Morning tea and a light lunch are included. Further refreshments will also be on sale (cold drinks & bottled water).

 

On sale will be wormeries, probiotic digesters, worm tea brewers, various books on to help with earthworm farm, etc.
 

BOOKINGS AND ENQUIRIES:
Please contact Maria Loudon on 083-309-3204 or via email mmloudon@lantic.net. Pieter Swanepoel via email at eigsa@lantic.net to confirm your bookings.


Advance bookings are essential as entrants are limited.

 


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