Rhonda Sherman

Chelsea Green Publishing

North Carolina State University


People in 110 countries have contacted Rhonda Sherman about vermicomposting during the past 26 years she’s spent working at North Carolina State University. Her new book, The Worm Farmer’s Handbook, was just published by Chelsea Green Publishing. She gives about 40 presentations annually, primarily about vermicomposting and composting on small and large scales. Sherman holds an annual vermicomposting conference that draws participants from around the world.

Rhonda will be speaking at the North Carolina, Pennsylvania Fairs


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Vermicompost Increases Soil Fertility and Crop Yields

Farmers, entrepreneurs, retirees, community gardeners, businesses, and others can learn how to turn organic materials into beneficial soil amendments that can increase plant growth and suppress pests and diseases. This workshop covers the fundamental concepts of vermicompost production, including earthworm husbandry, feedstocks, pre-composting, vermicomposting methodologies and systems, how to choose the right systems for your situation, harvesting techniques, and applications. Beginners to advanced vermicomposters can learn how to start or expand their operations, and see how others are vermicomposting around the world.

Available In:

North Carolina, Workshop time to be determined
Pennsylvania, Workshop time to be determined