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Essay Winners Tackle What To Do With Food Scraps


Last updated 4/1/2019 at 3:55pm

Matt McGregor

Heather duPlooy took first place in the 36 and above age group.

Editor's Note: The following are the winners of the Moving to Conservers essay contest focused on how to use food scraps. The winners were recognized Thursday at the county's Election Center.

Cora Manner took first place in the 9 and under age group:

Hi, my name is Cora Manner. My family and I own a berry farm, so I know a lot about preventing food waste. Compost is one way to prevent food waste. Compost is dirt and food scraps and leaves that have broken down. Compost can be used for growing more food. Compost helps grow healthy soil because it gives the plants good nutrients. There are...

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