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It’s a miracle…

A couple of weeks ago I went to the dentist to get my teeth cleaned.  I saw the same wonderfully funny woman who has been cleaning my teeth for the past 25 years. While I sit, mouth agape, she tells … Continue reading

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A great start for the New Year… The New York Times Showed Up!

We are off and running at the Worm Farm! Last Fall we started an expansion which is now complete. We doubled the number of VermiComposters; see our newest addition above on the left. We added new composting capability and are … Continue reading

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Marvin Hamlisch, Jerry Goldstein and Worms

Yesterday Marvin Hamlisch died suddenly, only 68 years old. He brought some great music to the movies and Broadway. I can still remember going to see ‘The Sting’ one Christmas afternoon, and humming the theme song for weeks afterward. By … Continue reading

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Boy can those worms eat – Big numbers ahead…

The other day I started going through our records to see how many worms we’ve sold in the past ten years. Turns out we have sent out about 20,000 pounds of worms; that’s ten tons of worms. Cup your hands … Continue reading

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A Biological Model: No one tells the elephant to hurry up her pregnancy

A couple of months ago, a group came out to the Worm Farm to see if worms could eat the spent remains of an anaerobic digestion system. I told them we could test a sample and the worms would let … Continue reading

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A funny individual unique snowflake

Last night I was coming home from a meeting, and stopped at Costco to pick up a few things. The checkout line I chose was short, my item list was small and I thought I’d just sneak out fast. As … Continue reading

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Earth Day at the Worm Farm – The blue marble earth

Anniversaries are important, I think. They remind us to pay attention to important events. Wedding anniversaries, birthdays, holidays and Earth Day. They offer us a time to take a collective breath, sit down and think about those we love, those … Continue reading

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