Vermiculture is the use and management of earthworms.

The earthworm is one of nature’s pinnacle “soil scientists.” Earthworms are liberated, cost effective farm relief. The worms are accountable for a variety of elements including turning common soil into superior quality. Worms facilitate the amount of air and water that travels into soil. They break down organic matter and when they eat, they leave behind castings that are an exceptionally valuable type of fertilizer.

In this class we examine the wonder and value of the earthworm, how we can cultivate our own work farm, utilizing them as compost bins and harvesting their castings to help fertilize our plants and gardens.