I am a long time farmer & gardener and have experimented with worms on a small scale. We have a 1/3 acre garden plus a small "kitchen garden" of raised beds. I am wanting to make larger amounts of worm castings to improve our garden productivity and reduce the Southern Root Knot Nematodes that are invading our garden. As a side note, I went to college in Troy, NY. Wish I had an interest in worm composting back then!