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The Urban Worm Bag is Now Available in Europe!

I'm thrilled to announce that the Urban Worm Bag is now available in Europe via WormSystems.com! It's a home- or apartment-sized continuous flow worm bin where you simply feed your worms through the top zipper and harvest worm castings a few months later from the...

2018 Vermiculture Conference Trip Report

Phew! The 19th Annual Vermiculture Conference in Raleigh is in the books! It was an absolutely incredible weekend with lots of camaraderie, beer, networking, speakers, coffee, beer, food, and getting to know fellow worm heads. And more beer or tequila…..for some of us...

The Urban Worm Bag is Coming to Canada!

Update: The Urban Worm Bag is now available on Amazon.ca! Once you buy it, send an e-mail to steve@urbanwormcompany.com and I'll send you a MUCH better instruction manual than you will get with your purchase. I'm thrilled to announce that the Urban Worm Bag will soon...

Urban Worm Bag 1.0 vs 2.0

Firstly, thank you to all of my existing customers who trusted me enough to purchase Version 1.0 of the Urban Worm Bag. 2018 has truly been a blessing so far. I have enjoyed my interactions with you and receiving your feedback about what you loved about the Urban Worm...

Is the NCSU Vermiculture Conference Doomed?

If you've read this blog long enough, most of you know that I don't claim to have Jedi-level knowledge of vermiculture, vermicompost, or soil biology (or how to please women or dance in ways that don't make other people really uncomfortable). So it's with great honor...

Black Soldier Fly Larvae: Pest or Partner?

As if the potential "ick factor" with worms wasn't enough, some vermicomposters have moved beyond earthworms to eradicating organic waste with the Black Soldier Fly Larvae, a nice way of saying maggots.  I resisted learning more about BSFL because a man in the suburbs...

Vermicompost Saves a Garden in the Philippines

Man, this was the coolest e-mail ever. John Phillips from the Philippines wrote to tell me how vermicomposting, prompted in part by the Urban Worm Company, has rejuvenated fertility on his property after a flood. I just wanted to thank you for the help your advice has...

Yo Philly! Worm Castings Are Now For Sale!

I'm thrilled to start selling worm castings and freshly harvested vermicompost in the Philadelphia area.  My facility is located in Montgomery County, PA which is also very convenient to Delaware, Bucks, and Philadelphia counties. Worm castings are an insanely...

The Urban Worm Directory Is Almost Here!

I'm getting pretty excited for the launch of The Urban Worm Directory! It's Going to Be Awesome If You're Looking To Buy Worms or Worm Castings Using Google Maps, buyers are going to have an awesome resource for where to buy worms and worm castings.  And if you don't...

Is Vermicomposting Too Weird?

This is a bit of a confession. I don't run in a real "green" crowd.  Sure, my friends and family recycle, make sure not to litter, and take reasonable steps not to destroy Earth.  But not one of them vermicomposts or, to my knowledge, derives any pleasure out of...

The 2019 Vermicomposter's Starter Guide

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Your roadmap to a successful beginning in vermicomposting.

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