Step-by-Step Bokashi Composting Method: Fermentation, Compost Tea, and Finished Fertilizer


| 11/7/2016 8:59:00 AM


Tags: composting, food scraps, fermentation, soil building, food waste, Emma Raven, Utah,

Fermenting Stage

At the beginning of the process, Bokashi composting is a fermentation process with the microorganisms working in a low oxygen environment. To use Bokashi composting systems, simply add the kitchen waste to the container and sprinkle with the bran.

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Food and kitchen scraps to be composted.

You will want to press the waste down to push out the air, a potato masher works well for this, and replace the lid. Find out what waste can be composted with Bokashi in Part 1: Composting Meat, Fish and Dairy with the Bokashi Method.

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Removing air from the composting container.




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