Coffee chaff is the papery skin that comes off the coffee beans during the roasting process. It's the outermost layer of the coffee cherry and is removed before the beans are roasted. The chaff is light and fluffy, and has a brownish color. It's typically considered a waste product and is often discarded, but it can have several uses, such as being added to compost, used as a mulch, or as a soil amendment.
1.Composting: Coffee chaff is a great addition to your compost pile. It's rich in nitrogen, which helps to speed up the composting process. Add it to your compost pile along with other organic materials such as leaves, vegetable scraps, and grass clippings.
2. Soil amendment: Coffee chaff can also be mixed into your garden soil as an amendment. It helps to improve soil structure and increase water retention. Mix it with other organic materials such as compost or peat moss and work it into the soil.
3. Worm bedding: If you have a worm bin, coffee chaff can be used as bedding for your worms. It's soft and fluffy, which makes it an ideal material for the worms to live in.
When using coffee chaff in your garden, be sure to use it in moderation. Too much can create a nitrogen imbalance in your soil, which can harm your plants. Start with a small amount and see how your plants respond before adding more.
We package this in our brown tin tie, 5lb paper bags, the weight is 1lb of chaff.