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Love food, not waste: composting & preserving demos

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Composting and preserving




Omega and Neil Perry Kitchen



Are you a foodie who hates sending food waste to landfill?  Well, we can help!

Drop in to Prahran Market on Saturday 31 August for free sessions on preserving food, composting and worm farming.

Social enterprise, the Social Food Project will be running sessions on how to preserve food, reduce food waste and make the most of seasonal fruit and veg!

And, Kat Lavers, resident of the award-winning urban permaculture system, ‘The Plummery’, will take you through the simple steps of composting, benchtop (Bokashi) composting and worm farming.

Did you know ….

  • Each year Victorian households throw out 250,000 tonnes of food.
  • Food waste costs the average Victorian household around $2,200 each year.
  • Around 36% of the average Stonnington bin is made up of food waste
  • Food waste can easily be composted and turned into a super power fertiliser for your garden.

Session times:

  • 11.30am -12.15pm: Composting, bokashi and worm farming – Kat Lavers
  • 12.30pm – 1.15pm: ‘Preserve my Harvest’ demonstration – Social Food Project
  • 1.30pm – 2.15pm: Composting, bokashi and worm farming – Kat Lavers
  • 2.30pm – 3.15pm: ‘Preserve my Harvest’ demonstration – Social Food Project


There is also loads of time for Q&A so bring all your tricky, curious and challenging questions!