If you are concerned about the health of our planet then turn your attention to what lies under your feet. In the soil below are creatures that are responsible for producing the food we eat. Earthworms have been described by Darwin as the most important species on our planet and by Aristotle as ‘the intestines of the earth’.
Beginner’s Guide to Earthworm Farming: Simple Ideas for a Sustainable World provides you with all the information you need on these remarkable creatures and how important they are to the functioning of all life on Earth. In addition, this book contains simple, easy-to-implement tips on many important environmental issues currently facing us, including:
- How earthworms benefit the environment, your garden and the economy
- The role earthworms play in reducing carbon emissions and removing heavy metals and toxins from our soil
- How you can set up your own earthworm farm or compost heap
- Recycling, how waste negatively impacts water and the environment and how to effectively reduce waste
About the author
Mary Murphy is the co-founder, managing director and owner of FullCycle, an eco business in Noordhoek, Cape Town, owned and managed by women. She is a committed environmental activist and educator who consequently became a businesswoman. She is currently studying towards her PhD in environmental education at Rhodes University.
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