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The new wash stands were a gift from McCownGordon Construction, who donated time, labor and supplies to rebuild them.
The design of the wash stands remains simple, but the material is improved. The plywood is replaced with sturdier and food-safe cedar. The steel straining mesh has been replaced with plastic that can be more easily removed and washed as needed.
New pipes also replaced the ones draining as the previous ones were cracking and leaking. The stands were installed in late September, so they will be used as the growing season is wrapped up at Juniper Gardens and the farmers and staff prepare for next spring.