Recycle Food Waste

Two weeks to ferment, two weeks in soil, then plant.

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Events and Workshops 2014

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EM & Bokashi Method Experience Activities
Tuesdays 9 am - 11 am. All Year Round.
Participate in garden activities and get experience in using EM and the bokashi method.

If you would like to participate, please contact Susan at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Also contact Susan for a bokashi workshop or a free tour of the bokashi composting done at El Sol Brillante and the Children’s Garden.

Activities take place at either the Children's Garden on 12th St & Ave B (southwest corner) East Village, Manhattan, NY
and/or at the El Sol Brillante Community Garden on 12th St between Ave A & B (middle of the block, south side)

Free Bokashi Workshops

at El Sol Brillante community garden
12th St between Ave A & B, middle of block, south side of street
East Village, NY

Learn about the bokashi method of recycling food waste.

August 19, 2014 Tuesday 6-8 pm
August 24, 2014 Sunday 3-5 pm

The bokashi method of recycling food waste

bokashi card 1 bokashi card 2

Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 August 2014 13:32

Bokashi - Home Use Instructions (May 2014)


Latest compilation of information on bokashi for home and garden use:

Version: May 12, 2014

PDF file: 8 pages, 214 KB

Bokashi - Home Use Instructions

Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 August 2014 12:50

Earthworms on fermented food waste


Lots of earthworms that feasted on fermented food waste; the abundance of microbes in the fermented food waste also provided lots of microbial food for the worms. See more videos here.