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Why Composting?

Blog: Veteran Compost   -   Friday August 10, 2012   -   By Justen

The question I get asked the most often is "why composting?"  So, I figure I should tackle it in my first blog post. After 5 years as a Combat Engineer Officer in the Army, I thought it was time for a change.  So, I switched to the...

Price List

Blog: Herron Farms   -   Tuesday January 10, 2012   -   By Tim

½ pound red worms 14.00 plus 8.50 next day priority shipping 1 pound red worms 28.00 plus 8.50 next day priority shipping The Worm Factory 3 tray_89.95___4 tray_99.95___5tray_109.95_ The Worm Factory 360__109.95_______ Coir_3 inch Comp. Hockey pucks 10...

My composting class goes to college!

Blog: Alternative Community Farmer/WPB.FL   -   Thursday November 03, 2011   -   By Tony

Have classes and shovel.Will travel! If you love to GROW  a PRODUCTIVE   garden or want to LEARN how to start one , let us talk?   When I started my Organic Gardening classes at community gardens I did not expect that one day a College...

On World Hunger Day-October 16 !Turning garbage in...

Blog: Alternative Community Farmer/WPB.FL   -   Thursday October 13, 2011   -   By Tony

October 16 is the World Hunger Day as recognized by the United Nations -Food and Agriculture  Organization (FAO). To say the least:This gives us " Inspiration "to turn garbage into Compost and Productive Vegetable Gardens...

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The Compost Bin: Why and how to use it to transfer...

Blog: Alternative Community Farmer/WPB.FL   -   Thursday September 15, 2011   -   By Tony

Why the compost machine is so much in demand in S.Florida.??It takes minimum efforts to operate.Just make sure that you know how to mow your garden trash and grind your  kitchen scraps before you add into the Compost Machine. Operating a...

A FREE CLASS/ COMPOSTING PROGRAM IS BORN AT THE P...

Blog: Alternative Community Farmer/WPB.FL   -   Monday August 08, 2011   -   By Tony

When I was asked to volunteer in fascilitating a Composting FREE class at the Public Service Dept./City of Lake Worth  back in June 2010-I had no idea that it will grow to become a GREEN PROGRAM ! Thanks to the pioneer creative vision of the LWPS...

Come and celebtrate the Composting Awareness Week ...

Blog: Alternative Community Farmer/WPB.FL   -   Friday April 29, 2011   -   By Tony

The most valuable things in life are FREE. They are the four elements of CREATION as called by the Native Americans:AIR-WATER-EARTH-FIRE. Beleive it or not..they are also the necessary elements that you need to CREATE COMPOST. What is...

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Composting the easy way with red wiggler worms

Blog: Worms Etc   -   Wednesday February 16, 2011   -   By Matthew

Composting food scraps is easy and fun to do even in ones home. If you have an outdoor area to compost in then you can certainly compost a larger amount, but even if you live in an apartment you can still compost most of your food scraps. Items such...

Searching for my own pastures

Blog: Imaginary Alpaca Ranch   -   Sunday January 02, 2011   -   By vanalpaca

Since November, I have been searching the local area for an existing barn and available pastures where I can relocate my herd of alpacas. At 30 some alpacas, it hasn't been affordable for a couple of years to board the alpacas at someone elses' alpaca farm. I...

The beginning at Imaginary

Blog: Imaginary Alpaca Ranch   -   Friday November 19, 2010   -   By vanalpaca

I want to share with you how I first got exposed to the alpaca farming opportunity. It all started innocently enough. I bought a ticket for our garden club's annual bus trip. We stopped at several interesting places, usually including a place to buy...

September 25, 2010 Market Calendar

Blog: Williamsburg Farmers Market   -   Wednesday September 22, 2010   -   By WFM

Saturday, September 25 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Fresh local pumpkins, cut and dried flowers, apples, bison and an abundance of fall harvest products will be available at the Williamsburg Farmers Market this Saturday.   ...

Back yard Composting in S.Florida.Lake Worth joins...

Blog: Alternative Community Farmer/WPB.FL   -   Tuesday May 04, 2010   -   By Tony

Back yard composting is now a hot thing to do.With the economy crunch reaching out to our homes and jobs and cars, people are starting to think more greenwisely! Saving on the bill of electric or water by switching the plug into Solar pannels...

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Vermicomposting - Composting With Worms!

Blog: Wall Flower Studio Garden   -   Saturday January 16, 2010   -   By Karen

Vermicomposting Is Composting With Worms It's very easy to do, really. Earthworms turn your organic waste into beautiful compost. It's by far, the best way to compost kitchen waste. Worm castings contain five times more nitrogen, seven...

Organic Matters

Blog: Wild Things Farm   -   Wednesday January 13, 2010   -   By Terry

Weeds are a real issue to most gardeners..... well, all gardeners.  I've read that 60-80% of a gardener's time is spent weeding...what a waste!  Last year in a futile attempt to smother weeds that were taking over several beds during ALL THE...

WHY TO CHOOSE ORGANIC HOME MADE COMPOST OVER COMME...

Blog: Alternative Community Farmer/WPB.FL   -   Thursday August 20, 2009   -   By Tony

THERE ARE SO MANY WAYS THAT LEAD TO THE MILL ,THAT'S WHAT MY FATHER USED TO TEACH ME.DIVERSITY IS THE KEY TO NATURE , BY NATURE AND WITH NATURE. The environment (earth)is our home and partner . RECYCLING IS THE KEY WORD FOR CORRECTING...

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COMPOSTING MADE SIMPLE....BASICS- step 1

Blog: Alternative Community Farmer/WPB.FL   -   Wednesday April 22, 2009   -   By Tony

How to make your own BASIC ORGANIC COMPOST in South Florida ? Most of us were shocked when we first hit the ground trying to grow vegetables in South Florida .The reason:    SANDY SOIL. There are so many ways to amend or even...

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RED WORMS AND EURO NIGHTCRAWLERS

Blog: Berwick Worm Farm   -   Friday November 07, 2008   -   By Wornguy

  BERWICK WORM FARM   We at the BERWICK WORM FARM raise and sell red worms and euro nightcrawlers. We also have worm food, worm bins, complete worm farms, worm bedding etc.   We take great pride in raising our worms, making sure...


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