[Market-farming] Salad Spinners

Jason Jones JJones at thehomestead.org
Mon Jul 14 14:31:12 EDT 2008

Not sure if anyone had suggested this already, but we use old washing
machines with the agitators removed.  Works great, clean-up is easy.  We
put the greens in laundry type bags and give them a full spin cycle.
Greens come out as dry as I have seen them in a hand cranked spinner.
This is an inexpensive route as well.  I got both of mine for free.
Used washers that spin, but don't do something else, like agitate or
drain, are pretty common and most folks are happy to have you take them


Jason Jones

Farm Manager

JJones at TheHomestead.org

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[mailto:market-farming-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org] On Behalf Of Beth
Sent: Sunday, July 13, 2008 12:23 PM
To: 'Market Farming'
Subject: Re: [Market-farming] Salad Spinners


Best price I have found is selectappliance.com


Beth Spaugh

Rehoboth Homestead

Peru NY



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[mailto:market-farming-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org] On Behalf Of Randy
Sent: Wednesday, July 02, 2008 12:34 PM
To: market-farming at lists.ibiblio.org
Subject: [Market-farming] Salad Spinners


Can anyone tell me what they are using for spinning greens?. I'm about
ready to order a Dynamic 5 gallon model but thought I'd see what some
other options are.

Silvana, WA


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