If you are thinking of raising worms for profit then congratulations, you have hit on a great business idea. With the rise in the need for organic food worm raising is really getting a lot of demand lately. In fact the demand has been so great that it has not been able to meet all of it. That is why there is certainly enough room for those who want to venture into this business right now.
First of all a worm farm is not really that complicated to start, its not even as disgusting as it may sound. You just have to be ready with a vessel that could hold all those worms there and feed them all the biodegradable wastes that you have. Worms are not discriminating and they will eat anything. Cardboard boxes, fruit peelings and discarded vegetables are all fair game to them. Because of this you can reduce your household waste dramatically. That’s just the added benefits that you get out of raising those little wrigglers.
The vermicompost or the waste of the worms is a first class fertilizer that can be sold to gardeners who want its help in raising their plants. You can also use for your own garden. You could also sell off some of the excess worms that you have since they will multiply like crazy as you will see once you get started. This is really one of the most environmentally friendly ways of earning a little money. You help reduce waste products and then you produce high quality fertilizers that can be used to raise plants.
So go on with your plan and start your worm farm right away. Even if you do not earn any money from it you can still use the fertilizer and the worms that you produce.