Author Archives: Patricia Riedman Yeager

About Patricia Riedman Yeager

Patricia Riedman Yeager is a Chicago-based freelance writer and editor. She can be reached at

Vermicompost: Breaking Down The Benefits

Mark Elzinga began researching worm compost four years ago. As owner of Elzinga & Hoeksema Greenhouses (E&H) in Portage and Kalamazoo, Mich., he was in the midst of revamping his facility and looking for more sustainable ways to cut the facility’s energy costs and reliance on synthetic fertilizers and pesticides “I’m not a tree hugger,”