For a group of farmers and consumers around the country, the term “organic” just doesn’t go far enough. They say the U.S. Department of Agriculture has weakened standards for food that is supposed to be raised organically.
Jessica Saturley-Hall knew she wanted to start her own business, and she got hooked on the concept of compost. She knew that food scraps produce significantly more methane, a greenhouse gas, when tossed in a landfill, rather than breaking down on their own. So she wondered, what if you could reward people for separating their food waste from their trash.