Grow. is a new spring series hosted by the Wautoma Library through community partnerships that aims to enhance relationships of families, their communities, food systems, and the natural world. This year, it will cover the topics of soil health and our microbiomes (stomach health), vermicomposting (worm composting) and how to use worm castings and compost tea, and how to utilize recyclables in the garden.
May 14th – Soil Health and Our Microbiomes (Stomach Health)
May 21st – Vermicomposting (Worm Composting)
June 4th – How to Utilize Recyclables in the Garden
If you are interested in signing up, please call the library at (920)787-2988.
*Space is limited to 10 families per event.
*Online resources will be made available to those who cannot attend the event.
May 14- Soil Types and your Microbiome
Ever wonder how an outdoor garden connects to the one inside your belly? This week we will be diving into the fascinating world of soil and the microscopic life we share. Identify the different layers of various soil types. Get hands on with soil at different moisture levels. And enhance your understanding of microbes, the tiny life forms that exist literally everywhere!
-The featured story of the week will be A Garden in Your Belly by Masha D’yans
-The featured recipe of the week will be “Snackable Soil”