We are Wormlovers

The Wormlovers mission is to;

Change by supplying the highest quality worm farming products, nutrient cycling and waste reduction solutions.

Engage everyone who eats in ‘closing the loop’ and keeping their by-products out of the waste stream.

Educate on the issues organic waste create, and the solutions that worm farming present.

Richard Thomas

Richard founded Wormlovers in 2002 to supply worm farming products for agricultural use and to the public.  In 2013 he launched the current iteration of the business which expanded operations to provide worm farming services to councils, schools, businesses and community organisations. 

Richard is an artist, event producer, environmentalist and a total soil nerd.

Gail Davidson

Gail brings many years experience in business management, marketing and design to Wormlovers.   Gail has managed her own businesses, designed products, managed events, toured with circuses and been a magicians assistant. She shares Wormlovers passion for sustainability and promoting grass roots change.

Gail has recently started her own tiny food garden and is currently in a stand off with the local possums. 

Jie Fan

Jie is our Wormlover on the ground, making her health consultant for millions of worms residing in various locations around Melbourne.  She has just finished Master of Environment specialising in sustainable agriculture.

With great passion in urban agriculture, soil health and conservation, Jie embraces the idea of worm farming and could talk about it for hours to school kids and research scholars alike.

AND, she can do all that in Mandarin too.

Team Wormlovers


We have a great bunch of worm lovers who jump in on a regular basis and harvest worms, build wicking beds, brainstorm solutions to a range of problems, and spread the word of the worm on our event stands.

We love them all and couldn't do it without their passion and good humour!


Get in touch if you want more information on all things Wormlovers.

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