The Bulletin, Vol. 1, No. 1: Vermicompost

Since the beginning of the institute, we’ve been planning to publish a series of short, technical pamphlets, each on a different subject. Over the last few weeks, you may have noticed a series of posts on Vermicompost. We recently presented about worm composting at the Wisconsin Permaculture Convergence and will be tabling with our worms … More The Bulletin, Vol. 1, No. 1: Vermicompost

Vermicompost 101 — Worm Anatomy

Red wrigglers are complex composting machines! They’re built to live underground and eat their way through decaying material, leaving behind worm castings, otherwise known as “compost gold.” External Anatomy Red wrigglers are tube-shaped animals made up of up to 120 segments. The name of their phylum — Annelida — comes from the Latin phrase “little … More Vermicompost 101 — Worm Anatomy