At This Campus Lab, Worms Eat Your Leftovers
At the NC State Compost Learning Lab, 26 types of composting and vermicomposting bins are showcased, including options and equipment for homeowners and commercial composting businesses alike.
106 countries and counting: NC State’s world-renowned vermicompost expert
“There are 25,000 worms in that building behind you,” North Carolina State University’s extension specialist Rhonda Sherman says with a proud smile. It’s not a large-scale infestation; it’s good science at work.
Worms can recycle your garbage
Vermicomposting turns many types of kitchen food scraps into nutritious soil amendments or growth media for plants. When vermicompost is added to soil, it boosts the nutrients available to plants and enhances soil structure and drainage. Learn more in this newly revised publication (PDF) from North Carolina Cooperative Extension.