Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Organics & Composting

-- Quote of the Day --

I think when you find your passion, and my passion is the environment and protecting it, you really sing along. While I was in the corporate world as a secretary …and needed a lot of variety, but it wasn’t until I discovered being an entrepreneur and having my own business, one that I could be so proud of, that I am able to enjoy life fully. I was sort of attached to the negative energy, and it was a hard struggle. …For applications on the farm there is also the added bonus of manure management worms can reduce the volume of manure piles by 80% and eliminate ground negative bacteria (e-coli, salmonella) …so worm composting of manure actually makes the product safer for handling and processes it more so it makes the nutrients more accessible to the plant. …Cows produce 66 pounds of manure per cow and this can be a big problem where cities are encroaching on the farming areas and there is a lot less tolerance for farm odors – and raw manure is becoming a big issue.”

~ Dec 22nd Cathy Nesbitt


Today's quote from Cathy Nesbitt was excerpted from a recently aired Conscious Discussions episode titled Vermiculture, which aired on Dec 22nd, 2009 -- Click on the hyper-linked show title here to find this interview, or look to the right side of this page for recently aired episodes of the Conscious Discussions talk radio show.


-- Recommended Resources --

RecycleMania: RecycleMania is a friendly competition and benchmarking tool for college and university recycling programs to promote waste reduction activities to their campus communities.

http://recyclemaniacs.org

Room to Read: providing the developing world with libraries, local language children's literature, schools, and education to girls.

http://roomtoread.org


Find Dave & Lillian Brummet, excerpts from their books, information about their radio shows & free resources & articles at www.brummet.ca


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