The Worm Cafe: Mid-Scale Vermicomposting of Lunchroom Wastes describes how a teacher and her students developed a system to compost lunchroom waste with worms and save their school $6000 per year. How they performed a waste audit, garnered support from school personnel. Discusses bins, bedding, maintenance, harvesting and using castings in the school garden. Contains earthworm diagrams, bulletin board materials, quizzes, letter to parents, charts, and dozens of resources. A manual for schools, small businesses and community groups. This comprehensive how-to manual gives complete steps for:
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Binet Payne is a graduate of Sonoma State University and received her teaching credentials from Dominican College of San Rafael. Believing that rural education needs to be preserved, her extremely effective teaching connects a sense of place to the intellectural work students do. Author of numerous articles in periodicals, magazine, and newspapers, Binet has developed nationally recognized programs to teach ecology. Her principles of ecoliteracy and project-based learning for all students are the basis for local and national networks of schools and businesses to promote education gardens, recycling, and vermicompoing program.Review:
"As soon as students reached the worm bins, they demonstrated how informed, engaged and inquisitive they were."--Elizabeth Share, Vice President, Autodesk Foundation
"Binet is a gifted teacher and a true pioneer in utilizing school sites for gardens ..."--Jeanne Casella, Principal, Mary E. Silveira School, San Rafael, CA
"[Payne's] work reweaves school and community into a new practice of multi-age and intergenerational learning, making school a community learning center ..."--Sherrin Bennet, President, Interactive Learning Systems
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Descripción Flower Press, 1999. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería 0942256115
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