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MiddleFingerMom has finally figured out how to incorporate LOTS of veggies into a well-balanced diet (Original Post) MiddleFingerMom Jul 2012 OP
Excellent point. I don't know why I mention this but nolabear Jul 2012 #1
If you've ever seen a garbage can labeled "edible"... MiddleFingerMom Jul 2012 #2

nolabear

(41,959 posts)
1. Excellent point. I don't know why I mention this but
Wed Jul 11, 2012, 09:51 PM
Jul 2012

my grandmother had an arrangement with a man who raised pigs. She gave him all the scraps from her cafe every day and in fall he paid her in pork.

Some of that pork was in the form of things I wouldn't touch with a ten foot pole but some was BACON!!!!!

MiddleFingerMom

(25,163 posts)
2. If you've ever seen a garbage can labeled "edible"...
Wed Jul 11, 2012, 11:07 PM
Jul 2012

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... here's the explanation from my experience:
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We had them in the mess halls in Ft Knox basic training (edible & non-edible). You would scrape what was
still on your tray (other than your dinnerware) into each garbage can. One was for food scraps and one was
for what would now be considered recyclables and such. I don't know what the financial/porkal arrangements
were, but the edible table scraps went to local pig farmers for their animals.
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