Earth Day activity: Make a worm compost bin. Tips for how to make one, What and what not to feed your worms, what to do with the resulting compost etc also there's a book I want to check into Worms Eat My Garbage, by Mary Appelhof;
Earthworms are amazing garden pals – and powerful composters. Learn how to harness their talents by vermicomposting, and start your own home DIY worm farm! http://gardenerspath.com/how-to/composting/worm-farming-vermiculture/
I'm finally going to have a worm bin that is EASY to use. I am not sure I agree with this website when it says that castings will drop down, though. I think you have to rotate the layers, harvesting the bottom each time.