Black Soldier Flies or Me and My ‘Maggots’

I love compost. Specifically, my compost, the product of backyard alchemy. I fuss, fidget, adjust and probably take as much pride in rolling the finished product through my fingers as I do picking the vegetables that grow so healthily in my garden.
So it was with some alarm that I discovered a living intruder, actually a … Read More.

Tidy Up Your Kitchen Compost

Along with the Portland residential composting program came the beige compost collection bin that was supplied to all residents. It is large, takes up a lot of the counter top, and is not very attractive.
Jeff Evans found the use of the pail unergonomic and cumbersome. He wanted to find a way to mount the bucket … Read More.