School of Worms

By Anna de la Vega

Teaching our children the value of the earth, and thus the earthworm, could never be more vital. Earthworms are the best teachers, and the integration of worm farms into education serves not only as a tool for curriculum enrichment, it connects our children to the cycle of life, where our food comes from, and more vitally the practicalities of worm husbandry. At one school in the UK, school dinners come from homegrown produce fed with manure from their own worm farms.

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