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 (or Thursdays--confirm by email below). 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

Learn about the bokashi method of recycling food waste. This can be done at home and also with community gardens doing bokashi-composting.
These workshops are free and open to all.

Cosponsored by: EEAC, Environmental Education Advisory Council of NYC,
and SJC, Sustainable Jersey City,

at the Smiling Hogshead Ranch
25-30 Skillman Ave
Long Island City, NY

October 25, 2014 Saturday 3 - 5 pm

at the 14th Street Y
344 E 14th St (west of 1st Ave), Room 201
New York, NY

October 26, 2014 Sunday 3 - 5 pm
November 5, 2014 Wednesday 6:15 - 8:15 pm
November 9, 2014 Sunday 3 - 5 pm

at the Edgemere Farm/Edgemere Urban Renewal Park
385 Beach 45th St
Far Rockaway, NY

October 29, 2014 Wednesday 12 - 4 pm
November 2, 2014 Sunday 2 - 5 pm

The bokashi method of recycling food waste

bokashi card 1 bokashi card 2

Last Updated on Saturday, 25 October 2014 12:36

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.