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TSykes
Mar 11, 2021 6:33 AM CST
I just bought a small farmhouse that had cows,pigs,alpacas and a miniature horse. They had there own sheds and a small barn for the animals. Looking to get rid of the straw that is covering the floors and also a big pile of compost on the side of the property. Near Akron Ohio
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Tom
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thommesM
Mar 12, 2021 8:52 AM CST
Too bad I wasn't closer to Akron... why not compost that material and use it?

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sallyg
Mar 23, 2021 5:55 AM CST
If comfortable with 'advertising'.. you could put up a sign free compost, or maybe a Craigslist or other free notice. Some gardener nearby would love the stuff.
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NMoasis
Mar 23, 2021 9:36 AM CST
OMG, a Gardener's dream! I agree with Thomas and Sally. If you plan to grow anything on your new farm, use it. You can't get any better stuff — straw, manure, compost, all of it!

If you aren't going to grow anything (but you bought a farm?) then by all means, make it available to gardeners who will value it. Thumbs up
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