Learn how to make a soil sifter that takes the weight off your back with these plans for a wheeled sifting box in a frame.
Homestead planning ideas
Keyhole garden. Designed for arid environments with poor soil, it's a raised bed system with a built in compost basket. Self fertilizing, and super efficient at holding in moisture. Can be built in a day. Uses 1 gallon of water a day.:
Mme Merriman's Classroom: Le compostage en couches How to make their own composts. Attached worksheet (in French)
Maybe use a rectangular/square shaped garbage pail with recycled grills or cookie sheets
88 Everyday Things You Can Compost (and 9 You Shouldn’t)
It's large and loaded with features—but you can build it for the cost of a bargain model