Category Archives: worms

Guest Bloggers Wanted.

Here is the deal. I love this website. I worked really hard to get it where it is, and I would like to see it go to another level. The problem is, I just don’t have the time to write … Continue reading

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Decomposition and Nutrient Cycling

If you really want to understand the full nutrient cycles of nature….and if you want to design regenerative systems you need to understand it….check out this video. Tweet it

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Container gardens- building a garden barrel.

(Scott Haydens “Around The Home”) This video gives great step by step instructions on how to build a garden tower out of a food grade barrel. These garden barrels are a great re-use of what would otherwise be a land … Continue reading

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DIYFS Podcast #22- Talking Worm Composting with Keith Odell of Castaway Compost

This weeks podcast is a conversation between your favorite host and vermicompost entrepreneur Keith Odell. Keith shares his expertise in worm care, feeding, bins, and even givesĀ a few tips on how to use the compost you make. He also discusses … Continue reading

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DIYFS #11: Interview with Linda Proffitt at Peaceful Grounds

We have a long one for you this week folks. A couple of weeks ago I sat down with Linda Proffitt of Global Peace Initiatives, where we discussed several of their most recent activities. This interview runs about an hour … Continue reading

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The Right to Farm- Michigans current battle.

Ok I just sat here for the last two hours writing all of the reasons I disagree with this ruling. Then I deleted it. You see, after reading the law (ACT 93 of 1981, Michigan Right to Farm Act) and … Continue reading

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Here is some video from a cold temperate Permaculture example site up in Ontario Canada

We Are Many Acres This video gives a quick tour of a cold temperate Permaculture site called All Sorts Acres. It is located in Guelph, Ontario, Canada. As you can see in the video they have several systems working together; … Continue reading

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Here is a demonstration of a large vermicomposting set up.

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How to make an easy worm composting bin.

The Productive garden Want worm castings, but don’t want to pay the premium for them at the garden store? Well like usual there is a DIY solution. The guys over at The Productive Garden put together a nice little instructional … Continue reading

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Marjorie Wildcraft discussing vermicomposting with Peter Paul

This particular system looks a little labor intensive, but goes to show how simple a worm composting system can be. Tweet it

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DIY Worm Bin for Your Vermicompost

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Vermiculture Harvest- raising chicken/fish feed and fertilizer in one place.

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A fresh look at Zaytuna Farm (Geoff Lawtons Permaculture center)

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