Red Wigglers Earthworms
Red wigglers earth worms can be purchased in 250 Gram Packages, This will include an average of 800 – 1000 worms depending on their size
Red wigglers process about half their body weight in food per day. Thus if you want to process 1kg of kitchen waste p/day you will need to have a total 2kg of worms. Or if you are on a budget you can buy a small amount of worms to start with and then breed them over time. They typically take 11 Weeks to double in number. Thus you can build an army of workers to process more and more food and produce bigger quantities of vermicompost.