Eugene School Principal Eats Worm

EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene elementary school principal is eating his words–and that means eating worms. Principal Juan Cuadros enjoyed a creepy crawler Friday morning in front of more than 400 students. That’s because students at Buena Vista Elementary School raised $24,000 at this year’s jogathon–more than double last year. The kids ran 1,480 miles. … Continue reading »

Vermicomposting Help Gardens Thrive

EUGENE, Ore. — Some people think they are gross and slimy, but for gardeners worms are gold. Barbara Dumesnil is a master gardener and in her home, nothing goes to waste. “We’ve got basic vegetable scraps, coffee and coffee filters,” said Dumesnil. After eating, the scraps serve two functions, standard composting and vermicomposting or feeding … Continue reading »