Vermiculture

Can Worms Eat Moldy Fruits and Vegetables?


catswoodsriver added on March 11, 2015 | Answered

Most of the fruits and vegetables in my compost are moldy. Can I feed these to worms?


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shelley
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Answered on March 11, 2015

Yes, you can feed your worms moldy fruits and vegetables. Molds and fungi are a natural part of the composting process and are common organisms in a healthy worm system. These things will eventually be consumed by the worms and other organisms.

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