Worms Eat Leftover Lunches at the University of Toronto

Congratulations to Anthony Davison,  Communications Assistant of Procurement Services, for initiating a worm composting program in his office at the University of Toronto. When asked if it was difficult to convince his coworkers to accept worms on the floor, he says that  some of them were interested, and others, including his director, said “As long Read more about Worms Eat Leftover Lunches at the University of Toronto[…]

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Composting with Worms in Winter

Worm composting is one of the only composting solutions that Canadians have  for the winter months. Adding food scraps to a frozen pile of compost outdoors is ineffective and often no fun indeed! But luckily worm composting can be done indoors. One would think that collecting food waste indoors would be a smelly operation. Surprisingly, Read more about Composting with Worms in Winter[…]

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Vancouver Does it Right

The city of Vancouver teaches residents how compost their food scraps with worms. Below, Lauren shows you the basics of worm composting. City Farmer, in partnership with the City of Vancouver, teaches worm composting to hundreds of Vancouver residents every year at The Vancouver Compost Demonstration Garden and at local schools. Watch her video on harvesting below: Read more about Vancouver Does it Right[…]

Ted-Ed Creates Animation about Vermicompositing

TED-Ed Original lessons feature the words and ideas of educators brought to life by professional animators. Matthew Ross details the steps we can all take to vermicompost at home — and why it makes good business sense to do so. Nearly one third of our food ends up in the trash can. There is hope, however, Read more about Ted-Ed Creates Animation about Vermicompositing[…]