Posts in Vermiculture
My Compost Has Joined the Ecosystem!

They aren’t technically worms—but they’re what look like maggots or Black soldier fly larvae. From my understanding, like earthworms, these critters are great for breaking down organic matter into compost. They are known to not carry the diseases or parasites like other flies, and are apparently some of the best decomposers you can hope to attract to your compost.

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My Garden Has NO Worms!

As with apiculture, conventional vermiculture suffers from a dynamic informed by capitalist exploitation of farmed animal labor and an anthropocentric worldview that is ultimately destructive to the planet we live on. In our reckoning with modern life in the era of climate change, new dynamics of human-animal interactions are necessary, and vermiculture is no exception.

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