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So Far, No Good

Well, the hubub around the non-purchase of a vehicle has settled down and we’re back to where we were. So, where were we? Right, the garden. About that… If booming seed sales (up over 20 percent and more) and the number … Continue reading

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Opening Day

Some opening days are marked ahead of time on the calendar, like for baseball or fishing season. Others are less specifically noted, but make themselves apparent nonetheless. When the air has a certain crispness to it, and breakfast goes off … Continue reading

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Waste Land, Revised

I have revised food waste data for the past-what is it now, nine weeks? Yes, nine weeks. If you click on the link and go to page 2 of the document, you’ll see a decent graph of the data. I … Continue reading

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Waste-land

I’ve got a month’s worth of food-waste data, and the average is holding fairly steady at just over 10 lbs (~4.5 kg): There was a noticeable drop this past week, which I’m at a loss to explain. I’m quite sure … Continue reading

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Food Waste, Week 2

I tallied up 12.4 lbs. of food waste from last week, up from the 10.1 lbs. of the week before. I think that much of the difference is due to pineapple and melon rinds from fruit we had bought for … Continue reading

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Waste Not, Want Not

I mentioned in passing some time ago that I was going to start tracking our food waste by separating it from the trash stream, recording its weight, and putting it aside for compost. While I don’t yet have a proper … Continue reading

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