Lincoln, NE – July 16, 2018 – Cook Grow Sew, LLC announced today that it will receive $199,715 from the Nebraska Environmental Trust for their “Fostering Soil Health through Waste Diversion, Composting, Research, and Education” project run by Big Red Worms. The project is one of 105 receiving $18.3 million […]
Kingdom : Animalia – Phylum : Annelida – Class : Oligochaeta – Subclass : Diplotesticulata Order : Opisthopora – Family : Megascolecidae Genus : Eisenia – Species : fetida All worms are not created equally, in fact there are about 8000 species of worms living on our planet. Of the earthworms, there are three major […]
I am sitting here at the desk today, well because it is raining once again. How do these changing weather patterns affect farmers and plants? The main factor is water holding capacity. We are seeing chaotic shifts from hot to cold, dry to wet, very wet to even wetter. A […]
In the fall of 2016, we were able to start the process of collecting leaves for the creation of leaf mould thanks to the help of the University of Nebraska bringing us truckloads of leaves. The Nebraska Today ran a story about our work with them and you can find it […]
The community composting program is our newest initiative to help divert food waste from the landfill for residential customers. We currently have four sites located in different areas of Lincoln, all of which are currently open for use by the community at large. We do ask that you visit the acceptable materials […]
Big Red Worms was recently featured on Lincoln’s Channel 8 KLKN-TV. The article outlines our efforts with Lincoln Public Schools as well as our upcoming product launch and open house. Head over to the Channel 8 News website to read the full article.