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The Back Story “In 1989, City Farmer was asked by Metro Vancouver to come up with an idea to prevent rats from accessing compost bins. Pest control experts said that the answer was to “build them out”. So a new compost bin had to be invented, with four impenetrable sides, plus a lid and base to prevent entry by rodents. Inventors came up with plastic, wood and metal bin designs. One excellent metal bin, the “Speedibin”, was created by Fred Francis of Victoria, BC. A small number of his bins were manufactured, but because plastic bins flooded the market at a much lower price, the metal bins didn't survive. Now Fred's daughter Joyce has resurrected the “Speedibin”. For those who...

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Fresh Earth Products

About Us The company, Fresh Earth Products, was founded in 2012 to make the new Speedibin composter available. With an enthusiasm for backyard food production, we see composting as a basic step in organic gardening. Based in Merville on Vancouver Island British Columbia, Speedibin composter production is the main focus at the moment. Speedibins are fabricated in Port Coquitlam, BC, Canada and are available for shipping pretty much anywhere in Canada and the United States. Fresh Earth Products is owned and operated by Joyce and Paul McMenamon who work with a talented team to develop Speedibin production. And we have many other cool ideas in the pipeline. Send us a note if you have suggestions. Remember, we’re all enjoying this...

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