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The Arizona Worm Farm is a 10-acre urban farm on a mission to turn garbage into food. We don’t use magic wands. We use insects. Our goal of sustainability enlists the power of Red Wiggler Worms, Black Soldier Flies, and hot compost piles to turn Valley waste into natural gardening products, vegetable starts, and produce.
We’re determined to use this circular process to combat climate change, divert waste from landfills, and use regenerative soil efforts to put carbon back in the ground where it belongs!
Our favorite thing - other than worms - is educating fellow southwest gardeners. Our team of expert Arizona gardeners and vermicompost gurus will happily answer any questions and further educate curious eco-nerds on waste reduction techniques, carbon capture in soil, and regenerative agriculture.
We imagined the Arizona Worm Farm in 2014 as a proof of concept for a zero-waste, fully self-sustaining farm for ten families fueled only by sunshine, rainwater, and other people's "garbage." It's an ambitious goal, we know, but everyday we get closer to achieving it.
We wanted to prove that we can live in harmony with the earth by creating an environment that provides us with food, shelter, and income while positively impacting our land and environment. In 2017, we launched our concept with one worm breeding trailer.
That investment has grown to include:
Share in our vision. Stop by for a self-guided tour to see our operation in action and browse our offerings to learn more about what we have in store. We love to share our passion for worms, food waste reduction, and gardening with all!
We are thankful to our local partners who assist us in our mission of turning garbage into food, diverting waste from landfills, and providing food to those in need.
As we expand our operations we will be looking for like-minded businesses to partner with. Fill out the form below if you’re interested in reducing your waste and think we could be a good fit.