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Cathy's Crawly Composters

10 Year Anniversary Time-line

(2002 - 2012)

 

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Welcome to the Cathy's Crawly Composters
Time-line.

 

On this page you will find the ongoing history of Cathy's Crawly Composters. The time-line lists the highlights and important events in our history.

 

June 2004

Town & Country airs
"Angels of the Earth".

 

 

July 2007

First Worm Birthday Party
"Happy Birthday Ben".

 

 

June 2008
Worm Chalet Introduced Vermicomposting Tray System, includes bedding and instruction manual. All you need to get started. *Note: A portion of the proceeds from each
Worm Chalet goes to the Women's Centre of York Region

 

June 2010

Worms appear on the cover of Edible Toronto Magazine.

 

 

June 2011

Canadian Champion
Worm Charmer.

 

2002

Jan.

Cathy's Crawly Composters Open for business!

 

Mar.

First article – Bradford Times – Icky to Incredible

 

Apr.

Coffee Project - Country Style

 

Jun.

Unsaleable Produce Project - No Frills

 

Jul.

First article - Toronto Star

 

Jul.

Website launched

 

Oct.

Wormania in Bradford - Official Grand Opening

2003

Apr.

Cathy starts Earthday with an early morning interview with Andy Barrie on CBC radio

 

Jul.

Cathy's first Television appearance - Body, Mind & Spirit with Jill Hewlett

 

Aug.

Manure Management Study

 

Oct.

Cathy becomes National Speaker - Speaks at Waste Minimization Form (Saskatoon, Sask.)

 

Nov.

Winter worms research project Insulated worm bins

 

Nov.

First School worm workshop

2004

Apr.

Worms on Breakfast Television (City TV)

 

Jun.

Town & Country Ontario "Angels of the Earth" airs (Global television)

2005

Sep.

Cathy appears on weekly Environmental segment (Daytime Rogers)

 

Oct.

Award - Recycling Council of Ontario’s Waste Minimization

 

Oct.

Cathy appears on Fairchild Television (in Mandarin)

2006

Jan.

Cathy Interviewed by Denis Flanagan on Indoor Gardener (HGTV)

 

Apr.

Vermitech system shuts down at Metro hall Cathy's Crawly Composters provides home for one million wayward worms

 

Jun.

Award - Windfall Ecology Centre Environmental Learning

 

Sep.

Award - South Simcoe Business Excellence Awards Agriculture

 

Oct.

Worms without Borders launched

2007

May

Cathy on plastic bags panel - Goldhawk Live (Rogers TV)

 

Jul.

(07-07-07) - Worms take part in LIVE EARTH celebrations

 

Jul.

First Worm Birthday Party (Happy birthday Ben)

 

Aug.

Worms appear in Globe and Mail Report on Business

 

Oct.

First Worm Harvest Party (waste reduction week) (Burlington)

2008

Feb.

“Wigglers are Red” Valentine contest - Favourite contest of the year (National Post)

 

Mar.

Cathy Speaks at Canada Blooms (Toronto Convention Centre)

 

Apr.

Award – Newmarket Home Show – Best Green Message

 

Apr.

Cathy begins radio series as “Green Guru” on From a Woman's Perspective with Marilyn Wetston

 

May

Award - Green Toronto Awards (finalist): Environmental Awareness

 

May

Harvest Party – Surrey Place Toronto

 

May

Cathy's Crawly Composters becomes first member of Bradford Board of Trade

 

Jun.

New product - Introduction of Worm Chalet

 

Jun.

Cathy and her worms appear on Newshour (Global television)

 

Oct.

Cathy demonstrates Vermicomposting on Living in Toronto (CBC television)

 

Nov.

Award - East Gwillimbury Spirit of Business Awards - Environmental business of the year

 

Dec.

Award - Innisfil Chamber of Commerce 2008 Green Business of the Year

2009

Jan.

World Premier of movie: Squirm – The Cathy's Crawly Composters Story

 

Jan.

Cathy talks with Evan Kleiman on KCRW FM in Southern California

 

Feb.

Award – Bradford Board of Trade - Social and Ecological Responsibility

 

Jun.

Cathy becomes international speaker. Speaks at Vermiculture Conference – North Carolina, USA

 

Oct.

Diana Ciccone talks to Cathy on A Greener York (Rogers cable)

 

Nov.

Cathy appears on Russian Waves on Omni Television

 

Dec.

Award – East Gwillimbury Chamber of Commerce – Environmental Leadership

2010

Jan.

Cathy speaks at Guelph Organic Conference

 

Feb.

Cathy and the worms appear on an episode of “This is Turtle Island” (TVO television)

 

Feb.

Award - Innisfil Chamber of Commerce 2009 Green Business of the Year

 

Feb.

Cathy (with Cheryl McCombe and Bob Kyriakides present “Guiding you through the marketing jungle” seminar

 

Jun.

Contest – Trash Talk (with the Toronto Star)

 

Jun.

Worms appear on the cover of Edible Toronto Magazine

 

Nov.

Award – East Gwillimbury Chamber of Commerce - Excellence in Small Business

2011

Jan.

Cathy talks with Mike Nowak on Chicago Progressive Talk AM 820

 

Jan.

Cathy speaks at Guelph Organic Conference

 

Jun.

Canadian Champion Worm Charmer

 

Aug.

New product - Introduction of Sure-Close

2012

Mar.

Wormania in Guatemala

 

Apr.

Cathy talks worms with Ted Woloshyn on Newstalk 1010

 

Apr.

Award - South Simcoe Business Excellence Award, Margot Cooney Agricultural Award

 

May

A Fair Plate – Lennoxville Elementary grade 3 class Launched their book exploring food policies. Features stories around vermicomposting, forward by Cathy Nesbitt

 

Jun.

New product – Introduction of Sprout Grower

 

Jun.

Award - Bradford Board of Trade - Community Development Award

 

Aug.

Cathy speaks at TEDx Richmond Hill

 

Sep.

Cathy speaks at 22 Annual National Composting Conference

 

Oct.

Cathy becomes “Living Book” at Whitchurch Stouffville Library

 

Nov.

Award - Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority - Education Award

 

Nov.

Award - The East Gwillimbury Chamber of Commerce - 2012 Entrepreneur of the Year

 

 

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Cathy's Crawly Composters

Bradford, Ontario
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email: cathy@cathyscomposters.com