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Compost Bays371 viewsEach row of bays has a Beginning Bay (far right-hand side), two Intermediate Bays and a Ready Bay (left-hand side of the picture).Aug 26, 2009
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Woody Green Waste373 viewsWoody, sticky and/or thorny materials are piled on the left-hand side near the black fence.Aug 26, 2009
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Tuesday Breaktime364 viewsThe Gourmet Composting and Shredding crews enjoy coffee and snacks when they are finished. It is a great time to socialize with fellow garden members.Aug 26, 2009
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Spigot - Fralo Water Tank354 viewsThe spigot for the Fralo water tank is located just outside the shredder shed on the left-hand side.Aug 26, 2009
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Spigot - City Water359 viewsCity water is used if water from the Fralo tank is unavailable.Aug 26, 2009
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MacKissic Shredder342 viewsAfter the shredding is done the MacKissic is rolled back into the shed.Aug 26, 2009
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Shredding Pile Finished355 viewsOnce all of the green waste has been shredded and watered the pile is complete.Aug 26, 2009
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Covering the Shredded Pile357 viewsThe pile is completely covered to keep the moisture in until the Composting Crew builds it into the compost bays on Saturday morning. Until then the material will heat up and begin to decompose.Aug 26, 2009
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Building the Shred Pile367 viewsAs the pile of green waste builds up it gets watered. Watering the material helps accelerate the composting process.Aug 26, 2009
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Water376 viewsWater is a valued resource at Ocean View Farms.Aug 26, 2009
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Fralo Water Tank - Upper Garden Area343 viewsRainwater runoff is collected in the Fralo Water Tank at the top of the garden above Phase II. The tank has a total capacity of 1311 gallons (4962 liters).Aug 26, 2009
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Fralo Water Tank358 viewsWater runoff is collected from the roof of the nearby Little League equipment shed.Aug 26, 2009
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