Worm castings are one of the amazing products from Mother Nature that serve a multitude of purposes, some active and others more passive in their impact on the food production process. Consider this, composting with worms can reduce the waste that makes it into the landfill by 30% for a single household. That would include …Read More about The Value of Worm Castings
Not all compost is created equal. For example, worm compost is higher in nitrogen than mushroom compost. Understanding the nature and origin of compost is imperative to knowing where, when, and how to utilize it. This article will help you identify which type of compost might best for your needs. The control over inputs is requisite in …Read More about Nutrient Profiles by Compost Type
I often joke with our students in the flagship Edible Learning Lab when we begin the process of making compost tea. “Who wants a cup of tea?” is my usual lead in. The veteran Labbers always play along daring the newbs to agree to a frothy cup. But clearly, allowing students to actually drink such …Read More about What is Compost Tea?
By now I’m pretty sure we’re all on board with the idea of reducing our waste, especially when it comes it food scraps. I mean, composting is so easy and provides such a better alternative to adding to the landfill it’s kind of a no-brainer, right? But finished compost takes a while and your garden …Read More about From Table to Garden