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County class on earthworms helps composters in Hemet Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental ProtectionChecking to see how well the worms have done their job. ■ By Gena Estrin / Contributed Volunteer master composters offered a special class in vermicomposting (the use of earthworms to convert organic waste into fertilizer) last month to teach county residents how to set up, build, care for, and harvest castings and worms. After the vermicomposting class, there was a hands-on “make your own worm bin” workshop. The class and workshop were free and held at the Hemet Public Library, 300 E. Latham Ave. Residents of Hemet and other San Jacinto Valley areas learned a new

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