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Worm Composting

A week or so ago I became the proud owner of a worm compost bin. Josh and I have been composting normally since I moved in after the wedding but I have wanted to try worm composting for a while. So when my Master Recyclers class had a guest speaker a few weeks ago who was going to show us how to make worm bins, I was really excited. As you may already know, I am in the process of…

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How to Recycle

Yesterday I had one of the most eye-opening experiences of my life. I started the Yamhill County Master Recycler’s class this week, a class I’ve been excited about for the better part of a year. The class is meant to help people in the community learn about recycling and why it’s so important. Then the idea is for all of us to go out into the community and teach others what we learned. The class is every Thursday evening and…

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A Much Needed Food Revolution

Tonight I watched a tv program that made me smile, gasp, gag, and then cry. No, it wasn’t a chick flick and it wasn’t a scary movie or the news. It was a sneak peak of Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution. Jamie Oliver is a British cook who, according to my coworker Megan, makes the most incredible and deliciously healthy recipes. He also happens to be disgusted by the way we as Americans eat. And I agree with him. I have…

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