vermicompost

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ver·mi·com·post

 (vûr′mĭ-kŏm′pŏst′)
intr.v. ver·mi·com·post·ed, ver·mi·com·post·ing, ver·mi·com·posts
To make compost by providing organic waste as a food source to earthworms and then collecting their excrement.
n.
Compost created in this manner.
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99), Worms Eat My Garbage is a classic how-to guide to worm composting (a process anyone can use to recycle food scraps into nutrient-rich fertilizer), now completely revised and updated for the 35th anniversary of its publication.
It's the late Mary Appelhof's guide to worm composting, "Worms Eat My Garbage.
Information booths will be staffed by local organizations, 4-H, Master Food Preservers, Master Recyclers and experts in worm composting.
When our kids were 8, 4, and 1, my husband Bill talked me into agreeing he could do worm composting in our basement.
The hands-on activities suggested, such as a blind taste tests of organic versus conventionally-grown vegetables, and worm composting, provide great individual or classroom projects.
The author has organized the main body of her text in twelve chapters devoted to the vermicomposting cycle versus traditional composting, worms, setting up a worm composting bin, caring for a worm bin, common concerns in the worm bin, and a wide variety of other related subjects.
com) is a Chicago start-up which has developed a system for “factory-based” worm composting.
Worms Eat My Garbage: How to Set Up and Maintain a Worm Composting System, 2nd Edition by Mary Appeihof, Flower Press, 2003
The alliance partners include a fruit and nut processing facility in southern Kandahar province, an innovative worm composting facility in Kabul and a construction machinery firm.
Students learn about growth cycles, soil enrichment, worm composting and skills of planting, harvesting and marketing of the end product.
Through Farm Club, Orren and his fellow classmates run a worm composting system, an aquaponics system (which grows tilapia fish and soilless plants and uses much less water than fish culture and field plant production), and an annual seedling sale.
McGovern said that through DEP's "Green Team" program, schools may have access to a composting bin or a worm composting bin.