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‘Now’ reporter gets lesson in composting in White Rock – Surrey Now Article

Posted by on Nov 4, 2011 in Blog, Community Garden, Food Growing, Landscape Design, Media, Workshops | 1 comment

‘Now’ reporter gets lesson in composting in White Rock – Surrey Now Article

By Amy Reid, Surrey NOW October 19, 2011 WHITE ROCK – It’s no news to anyone that composting is a way to turn garbage into gold. But I had never taken the time to learn how the whole process works – or how to do it for myself. As a child, my mom had an outdoor composter set up, but my job was simply to throw the acceptable food waste items into a bin under the sink. I never questioned, or understood, the science behind it. When I saw that a composting workshop was being offered in White Rock, I jumped on it. Lora Frost, an organic master gardener and holistic landscape...

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Good things growing in White Rock – Peace Arch News Article

Posted by on Aug 30, 2011 in Blog, Community Garden, Food Growing, Media | 0 comments

Good things growing in White Rock – Peace Arch News Article

By Tricia Leslie – Peace Arch News Published: August 24, 2011 4:00 PM Updated: August 25, 2011 12:00 PM He walks along the side of his garden plot, pointing out the different varieties of vegetables growing there, proud to see his work and effort sprouting to life. While his snap peas are doing well – along with several other vegetables and lettuces in plot No. 17 at White Rock Community Garden – Skylar Porter, 10, is waiting to harvest one particular crop from his garden. “Here are my carrots,” he says, using both arms to showcase where the orange veggies are growing. “I...

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