Today’s blog features another case study of a farm compost operation which participated in NERC’s Compost Marketing project—Amend Organics in Amherst, Massachusetts
Today’s blog features another case study of a farm compost operation which participated in NERC’s Compost Marketing project—Always Something Farm in Croydon, New Hampshire.
According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Americans throw away about 35 percent of the turkey purchased for Thanksgiving meals and that does not include bones. More than 200 million pounds of meat (of a total of some 730 million pounds of fowl purchased overall) will end up in the garbage after the holiday meal. Apparently we buy too much and get tired of eating the leftovers. This article contains tips for creating less waste and practicing better food management this holiday season
A room full of people interested in organics leads to a lot of talking and networking! NERC’s Fall Conference “Organics Management in the Northeast – Its Time has Come!” was certainly great timing. More than 125 people gathered in Northampton, Massachusetts last week to hear presentations on a wide range of organics management topics.