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Bokashi Composting

My new bokashi bin has finally arrived after waiting patiently for it to come in the mail!

As a family with juniors living on a pretty barren piece of land (proof: fruitless trees, slow growing plants, plants dying particularly over winter, pest-ridden plants), I decided to take action! 139 more words


Small actions of change: Collecting food scraps for chickens from the classroom

When I was parent helper at The Kid’s school last year, I noticed how much fruit and vegie waste from the classroom was going into the general bin. 329 more words

Reducing Food Waste


When composting it is important to start off with the correct ingredients. You want to have a wide range of different ingredients.

You need to have 4 ingredients to create perfect compost- 165 more words

Let's Talk Compost and Fertilizer

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 When I lived in my other home I started a compost. I took a large plastic rubbermaid trash can that has a tightly fitted lid. 796 more words


Reusing Food Scraps: Green Onions

Last week, I provided a one month update on my DIY compost bin. One thing I am hyper-aware of now with composting my waste is… 323 more words

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Composting for Apartment Dwellers, Part 2

“My whole life had been spent waiting for an epiphany, a manifestation of God’s presence, the kind of transcendent, magical experience that lets you see your place in the big picture.

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Composting for Apartment Dwellers

Let me walk with you on two ways you can compost if you live an apartment and/or don’t have a backyard.

Composting is great because you see benefit firsthand from rotting your waste, rather than sending it off to a landfill in a plastic bag where it will produce methane gas and pollute the earth.  102 more words

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