Category Archives: Compost

3-Bin Composting 3-Bin Composting


       In my mind our composting process begins in the kitchen.  The countertop compost bin, a ceramic bucket marked “simplify”, hosts all our organic kitchen waste, including vegetable and fruit discards, coffee grinds and spent filters, peanut butter and jelly sandwich remnants, anything besides dairy or meat waste.  When full we dump it into…
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Compost Compost


Ten miles due east of us begins an Indian reservation – the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community.  At the edge of it is Singh Farms, where we get the bulk of our compost for the gardens.  It’s a more beautiful landscape than I remembered, where, after passing through thirty traffic lights’ worth of developed city,…
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