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EM, LAB, Bokashi & cheese?

 
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So using a not sterile environment I made the LAB serum. I'm to the point where cheese has formed. I'll be pouring it off into a rain barrel (only container I have at the moment) that I'll be patching (leak). But there is the question of what to do with the cheese. I plan on using the bulk of the liquid for inoculating a large amount of leaves headed to compost. I would guess neither the liquid, nor a bokashi bucket will survive a freeze and it's certain;ly coming. Anyway, I could feed it to the raccoons and opossums that run the property most nights but wonder if that will lead to any GI distress. Or, I could maybe run a bokashi bucket to pre-digest and then dump it into the compost bin, Any thoughts?
 
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I read that you can wrap it in a cheesecloth, dry it for a couple days and then use as rudimentary cheese. Apparently it’s nice with a little salt. Not tested that theory yet, but I intend to. I plan to eat a small amount if it smells edible and see if I get sick. If I don’t then I’ll try again with a larger portion. If eating it turns out to not be appealing then it’s compostable, so my plants can make use of it instead.

It’s said to be full of beneficial bacteria. I don’t see the harm in leaving small amounts out for your local critters. They’ve probably eaten worse and have better tolerances than us for microbes.
 
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