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Water412 viewsWater is a valued resource at Ocean View Farms.
Moving the Green Waste410 viewsMaterial is moved from the green waste pile to the sifting screen by the crew.
Trash in Green Waste410 viewsSamples of trash found in the green waste. Metal and glass objects are especially dangerous for the crew and equipment if they get into the shredder.
Green Waste - Farmer's Markets410 viewsGreen waste from local farmer's markets is also composted.
Green Waste Trash Bins409 viewsTrash bins for noxious weeds in the lower composting area.
Lower Composting Area406 viewsOcean View Farms composts its garden (green) waste with the exception of noxious weeds. The green waste piles can be seen behind and to the left of the equipment sheds.
Tuesday Breaktime405 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.
Woody Green Waste405 viewsWoody, sticky and/or thorny materials are piled on the left-hand side near the black fence.
Compost Bays404 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).
Green Waste Trash Bin403 viewsTrash bin for noxious weeds in the upper composting area. All noxious weeds should be put in the green waste bins which are handled separately when they are picked up.
Shredding Crew - Tuesdays - 7:00 a.m.403 viewsEvery Tuesday morning at 7:00 a.m. volunteers meet in the lower composting area and shred the green waste pile which has accumulated during the past week. All garden members are welcome to participate. Visible in this photo are the green waste pile, sifting screen, shredder and concete pad on which the shredded material will be piled.
Nutgrass - Noxious Weed402 viewsNutgrass is another noxious weed which does not break down during the composting process.
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