Notching out the Gratings

Notching out the Gratings

Here is a hack to improve the flow of material near the H-Frames, where it gets compacted and makes tough going for the cutting bar. The grating openings are 2″ x 4”, except at the ends of each Bed Frame. There, the gratings were cut to fit the frame, leaving...
How Do You Calculate Input and Output?

How Do You Calculate Input and Output?

You’re on the right track thinking about the business end of vermicomposting. Many people are familiar with vermiculture – the life-science side of things – but the amounts to feed and harvest, the timing, weights and measures, these are not well documented. So here...
How to Rehydrate Peat Moss for Your CFT

How to Rehydrate Peat Moss for Your CFT

Continuous flow vermicomposters need an initial base layer during startup to act as a bedding until the layers of castings and feedstock in the bin build up over time. Peat moss and coco coir can both used for this base layer, but until recently peat has been far more...