Splitting A Worm Composting Population

“My worm bin is overcrowded and the worms are climbing out; how do I best utilize them?” ~ Virginia Hi Virginia, Do you have any pet fish? 🙂 Ok, I’m mostly kidding – although if you do happen to have a fish pond it probably wouldn’t hurt to toss a few in there for a…

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Worm Towers & Worm Stacking Systems

“I was wondering about worm bins. The tower variety. It seems to me that the lower trays get very complicated when I add enough bedding to cover the food. Is this a problem? I have 5 trays and they say I can add up to 8. What do you think? Thanks.” ~ Helen Hi Helen,…

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Marketing Your Worms

“Where is the market for selling your worms?” ~ Cindy Stringer Hi Cindy, That’s definitely one of the most important questions that anyone thinking about getting into the worm farming business needs to ask themselves. Unfortunately many newcomers try to put the cart before the horse, so to speak. They pour all their time, energy,…

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Pig Farming & Worm Farming

“I’m thinking of changing from pig farming to worm farming, need as much advice as possible, I’m a complete beginner” ~ Debby Waterlow Hi Debby, It is really interesting that you are thinking of switching from one type of farming to the other. Who says the two need to be mutually exclusive? Why not do…

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Large Scale Worm Composting

“Can you give advice for large scale worm composting; e.g. for municipal waste management?” ~ Carlo Scarabelli Hi Carlo, There are a variety of options when it comes to large scale worm composting. The two major types of systems that would work well on a large scale are windrows and flow-through reactors – each with…

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Worm Tea For Hydroponics

“Can you use worm tea for hydroponics?” ~ Jacinta Lederhose Hi Jacinta, That’s a very interesting question and something I’ve also wondered about, but have yet to test out myself. Your question inspired me to do some more research to see what I could dig up. Firstly, while I’m confident that most people know what…

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Requirements For Commercial Worm Farming

“I have some acreage in Texas and I am trying to find a way for it to work for me. What are the requirements for a commercial worm famer? Who do you contract to? What are the average start up costs?” ~ Cheryl Barker Hi Cheryl, When starting up a commercial worm farm you CAN…

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