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The Worm Ladies of Charlestown

251 Exeter Road

North Kingstown, RI 02852

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Join us as we learn all about the red wiggler worms of Charlestown. Vermiculture is the process of using worms to decompose organic food waste which is then converted into a nutrient-rich material. The nutrient-rich material is then capable of supplying necessary nutrients to help sustain plant growth. This method is simple, effective, convenient, and noiseless. It saves water, energy, landfills, and helps rebuild the soil.

The Worm Ladies of Charlestown is run by an individual who believes soil health is truly important. The business idea came about in 1990, when co-founder, Nancy tried to manage the manure and abundance of flies below her Angora rabbits. After coming across the idea of worm composting, Nancy realized how effective worm castings were at managing manure and eventually, co-founded The Worm Ladies of Charlestown with her friends, Lois and Susie who remained with the organization until 2010 and 2011. In 2017, the organization expanded with the opening of a new greenhouse facility in North Kingstown, and since then, The Worm Ladies have been working to educate the state on the importance of vermiculture. Today, The Worm Ladies is run by Nancy and a group of interns and volunteers excited to learn about vermiculture whole getting their hands dirty.

Event is Free. Registration enouraged but not required. Last minute attendees welcome. Please dress for the weather and check this site for updates. Photographs may be taken at this event for NOFA RI and appear on our webpage. Sponsored by RI DEM via a USDA Specialty Crop Block Grant.

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251 Exeter Road

North Kingstown, RI 02852

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