1st Place: Granola
2nd Place: We Will
Cook Anything You Bring Cafe
3rd Place: Aztec
4th Place: Shanghai
Fifteen excellent Kitchens competed for
the coveted Turkey Feather Hygiene Award.
It was very difficult to choose because
all of the Latrines that we inspected were clean and decent
Here is an example of a Latrine
for the Sick at the National Gathering in Pennsylvania 1999. Latrines
made with a post hole digger and a bucket with a lid are very clean,
comfortable, smell great and are very good for older peole with bad
knees. Sometimes toilet lids can be obtained from an Army Surplus or
K-Mart store for less than $5.00.
Granola Funk had two Latrines very well
marked, extremely clean and toilet seats.
We also appreciated latrines that had:
Sprinkle hand wash bottles
Lots of privacy.
Shelter from the rain.
Some kind of structure to sit
Evidence of a previous Latrine that was
filled in properly.
Mama Kaboom's Latrine had a shelter that
also served as a modesty blind. Not seen in the picture is a hanging
hand wash bleach water spray bottle and towels. T.P. can be seen in a
Shanghai Tea House had an excellent
Survivor got the coveted camouflage apron
as a special Judges award for overall excellence.
You could have gone over the top to win
if you had the following items:
Only two Latrines had lime in a
No one had women supplies
No one had a warning system.
No one had a diaper pail.
Only one Latrine had a trash
Each Kitchen received the cast
iron skillet or oven of their choice, a ribbon, and the coveted Gold
Toilet Bowl that will survive the ashes of the multi-national drug
1. Hand Wash
2. Toilet Paper in a
3. Lime available to
put on the payload.
4. Diaper Pail with a
5. Feminine Products
Available in a Water Proof Container.
6. Some type of "In
Use" Warning System.
7. Modesty Blinds or
8. Trench is clean and
9. The Site is well
10. Is it Easy to
This Latrine is an excellent example: Toilet with lid, bleach
hand wash, t.p., lime, and ladies supplies (tampax).
1. Latrines will be judged
throughout the Gathering and the Judges will make a final decision
the last Saturday of a Gathering. Prizes will be awarded at the
2. Prizes will go to the
Kitchen or Individual that did the work.
3. Prizes will be on display at
the Main Gate.
Name of Kitchen
Draw a map to the latrine on
the back of this form.