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Oakland North’s best “how to” articles

on November 11, 2012

Everyone needs a little advice sometimes, and over the years Oakland North has asked a few of our neighbors for their expert guidance on how to do everyday things. See if any of these “how to” guides will come in handy!

How to recycle batteries and other hazardous waste in Oakland

How to recycle old electronics in Oakland

How to milk your goat

How to pickle hot peppers

How to make Genova Delicatessen’s Italian Combo

How to make gingerbread cookies

How to spot a scraper bike

How to bike in wet weather

How to pick out a Thanksgiving turkey

How to get rid of your Christmas tree in Oakland

How to fight a wildland fire (Okay, not an everyday thing, but still pretty interesting!)

Top photo by JohnJMatlock via flickr creative commons

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