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Earthworms in permaculture

Feeding worms to chickensIn a permaculture situation, worms have other uses beyond soil health.  The best example comes from Harvey Ussery, who has built massive worm bins in his greenhouse.  He uses the worms to create compost and also harvests the worms as a high protein treat for his chickens.  Maybe someday we'll have that many worms!


This post is part of our Earthworms in the Garden lunchtime series.  Read all of the entries:





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