[Homeroast] OT: Composting Whole Beans

Kirk Janowiak kirk at angelwoodcreative.com
Thu May 16 21:01:52 CDT 2013

Grind it. Surface area means everything in composting. Smaller pieces get
handled by the micro-critters better. Coarse ground is OK.


On Thursday, May 16, 2013, Jason Brooks wrote:

> It's been a while since asking anything.  We're staying busy here between
> work, a mini-farm and growing children.  We do a lot of composting for
> gardening and I had a question.  I had an issue with my primary roaster, a
> WBP, and ended up trying a wok roast over a gas flame.  Ended up with some
> seriously tipped beans, and several scorched.  Have about half a pint worth
> that I'm planning on composting.
> So, for all you gardeners who homeroast, would you grind first, or dump em
> in the pile whole?
> Thanks,
> Jason
> Jason Brooks
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