The Faribault Compost Site opened this afternoon to a waiting line of vehicles.  The attendant told me a line formed beginning about 12:30 p.m. for the site to open at 1:00 p.m.

With winds gusting over 30 miles an hour it was a challenge for some to unload their pickups, sports utility vehicles and cars. Not every load I saw come into the site was covered, however most loads did appear to be secured.

The compost site located at 214 14th Street Northeast is open Mondays and Wednesdays from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.  Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The site is not open on holidays.

Accepted items include leaves, branches, grass clippings, brush, garden residue in compost piles.

I also swung by The Legacy Golf Course up the road from the City of Faribault Yard Waste Site.

Legacy Golf Course Sign Faribault. Photo by Gordy Kosfeld
Legacy Golf Course Sign Faribault. Photo by Gordy Kosfeld

Despite the wind the parking lot had a number of vehicles with people loading and unloading their clubs.  They were taking advantage of the opportunity to do something other than sit around their residences.

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