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The Worm Farmer's Handbook: Mid- To Large-Scale Vermicomposting for Farms, Businesses, Municipalities, Schools, and Institutions

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Techniques and systems for processing food scraps, manure, yard debris, paper, and more

Turning waste into wealth sounds too good to be true, but many worm farmers are finding that vermicomposting is a reliable way to do just that. Vermicast--a biologically active, nutrient-rich mix of earthworm castings and decomposed organic matter--sells for $400 or more per cubic yard.
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Paperback, 256 pages
Published November 8th 2018 by Chelsea Green Publishing Company
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Daniel
Apr 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing
What a book. I was familiar with worm farming before I read this book but, had no idea what I would need to do to start a at least medium sized worm farming business. I think this is a very through book about warm farming. i enjoyed reading chapter in the book. I particularly liked reading the profiles of worm farms at the end of the book. I thought the resource section at the end of the book was good. I think this is the book to read if you want to start a medium sized to big worm farm. There ...more
Chris Erwin
Jul 30, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Straight forward, practical information. The details on products, systems, practices, costs and pricing is most helpful. I would like to learn more details, particularly about the setbacks, described in the case studies.
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Great resource yet still very readable.
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Comprehensive knowledge for beginners that want to have a success worm farm.
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Best book on the topic I’ve read so far. Comprehensive, practical, with examples from all over the world. Enough to inspire a guy to start breeding worms in his basement...
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