Survey about worm food. What do they eat?, How much and how often?

by Leo

Big compost worm

Big compost worm

My name is Leo, I am now doing a survey about the earthworm. It would be grateful if you can provide some information about earthworm farming. Thank you so much for your help.


1. What kind of food do you use to feed the large quantities of earthworms on a worm farm?

2. How much do you spend on food (every time)?

3. Where do you get the food?

Thank you very much for your information.

Comments for Survey about worm food. What do they eat?, How much and how often?

Average Rating starstarstarstarstar

Click here to add your own comments

Nov 09, 2016
Rating
starstarstarstarstar
RE worm food survey
by: Stephan

Hello Leo,

I trust you are well. Let me get right to your questions.

1. On our worm farm we give our worms virtually all the organic waste that accumulates in and around our house. Amongst other things we feed used coffee grounds, old newspapers, cardboard, kitchen sweepings, contents of vacuum cleaner bags, old fruit and vegetables, dog poo, cat poo, fish poo and lots of horse manure. For a longer list of possible worm food have a look at our worm-food-rating list at the following URL:

http://www.worm-composting-help.com/Worm-food-rating-list.html

2. We don't spent any money on worm food but rather get it all for free. In some instances people have even paid us to take away their organic waste which we gladly used as worm food.

3. All Horse manure we get from stables which gladly give it to us for free. The other things I mentioned are all part of our daily life at home and our worm farm. There are many ways to get worm food for free and as I mentioned above quite a few institutions are willing to pay to have their organic waste removed from their premises.

For more information you should consider getting yourself a copy of my first book "How to start a profitable worm business on a shoestring budget." It is very reasonably priced and will give you lots of information about earthworms and the way to handle and make money with them.

Kind regards

Stephan Kloppert

Editor of www.worm-composting-help.com

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Questions about worm composting.

SearchSuchen


How to make

$ -MONEY - $

with earthworms! 

The Book 

"How to start a profitable worm business on a shoestring budget 

Order a printed copy from "Amazon"  for

$12.95

or a digital version from the "Kindle" store at the SPECIAL PRICE of only

$4.50




Recent Articles

  1. What's the best method combination to house worms & harvest castings?

    Apr 23, 18 04:58 AM

    I'm trying to do a stack up worm bin on a small scale as a proof of concept first before I do it on a larger scale. So in each box of 50CM X 30CM X 40CM

    Read More

  2. Temperature for reproduction & favourite food of compost worms.

    Apr 17, 18 07:54 AM

    Can a Red Wigglers cross breed with another say European night Crawlers or other Earthworm family? And will a warmer or cooler soil temperature excite

    Read More

  3. How to prepare the food to rot & then feed the Earthworms?

    Apr 16, 18 05:27 AM

    Hi there. I understand that the Earthworms only eat organic & rotting foods/fruits. So example a banana/orange skin to feed them, just how long do we put

    Read More




Free

"Worm Composting Help" Newsletter!

How worms recycle human manure

Use worms

against climate change





Wurmzucht gegen den Klimawandel



Recycling food waste with earthworms

Recycling von Essensresten


Start a worm business without having to buy worms

My book below explains in detail how to make money with earthworms!

Find out what actual customers had to say about the book





Dealing with Maggots in a worm farm


Your Questions about worm composting?

Do you have any questions or suggestions about worm composting?

This is the place where you can interact with us and other worm composting friends!

[ ? ]

Here yu can upload 1-4 Pictures or Graphics (optional)[ ? ]

 

Click here to upload more images (optional)

Author Information (optional)

To receive credit as the author, enter your information below.

(first or full name)

(e.g., City, State, Country)

Submit Your Contribution

 submission guidelines.


(You can preview and edit on the next page)