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We're setting up a little urban farmstead and I just have to share how much I'm in love with the simplicity of our latest compost system... I'm not sure why I've gone for such complex ones in the past. This one is easy to setup, inexpensive, and not set to any permanent location. I've built it currently about 8 feet from our oak tree for shade this summer. I ended up making a little video about it with our smiling soil urban farmstead we are developing. Hope this helps others out there pondering changing their system.



Here’s a blog about the composition of materials we mix in it too:

https://smilingsoil.org/our-favorite-compost-setup/

Happy composting and stay safe during this rainstorm coming in if you are in Northern California. ❤️
 
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Typical compost layer by layer, nice demonstration.

My favorite way is not compost, but very quick in summer in TN.   I buy a galvanized trash can, drill 3 inch holes in bottom, load up whatever materials I want, 100% greens or browns.  Put the lid on and park in sun.  In two weeks it can break down.

For sticks I typical use hugel culture, or su johnson methods, or burn them.
 
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