This has been plaguing me and after reading the recent post about organizing kitchen garbage
I started fretting all over again. With high hopes for greenerizing our lives, we started a compost bin in our yard last year, the kind with stacking sides and a lid. I added to it regularly and, for the first 6 months, dutifully and backbreakingly turned it over every week. Over the winter rains when our CSA was suspended, we let it ride. This spring we had a pretty reasonable compost that I spread around. I started adding again, but we had a new baby and I was out of the habit of flipping so the veggies kind of piled up.
And then we saw a rat...