Asked November 17, 2016, 12:29 PM EST

Hello! I'm interested in starting to vermicompost. Do you have recommendations of a local place to purchase the red wriggler worms? I don't like the idea of buying online and worrying about the worms dying during the shipment.

Baltimore Maryland

1 Response

We have a list of sources for worms, but none are local. Have not been notified that dying during shipment is a big problem.

Here is our website page for vermicomposting--the list of worm sources is in the HGIC Vermicomposting Publication: