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May the Fourth Be With You… to Compost and Garden

Celebrating an excellent – and unexpected – cultural mash up: Star Wars Day (May the Fourth) and International Compost Awareness Week (the first week of May) with these stormtroopers.

Behold, the Power of Harvest Power Compost!

Blue Earth Compost, “Behold, the Power of Harvest Power Compost!

 

This past weekend, Alex, (Owner & Director of Operations extraordinaire), cultivated some beautiful garlic and onions in his home garden using…the power of Harvest Power New England‘s compost! The very same compost created by our household an business subscribers. It is so wonderful (and delicious) to see this come full circle.

What happens to your scraps? Vancouver’s green bin program reduces garbage heading to landfill by 40 per cent

province[1]The Province,What happens to your scraps?,” by Cassidy Olivier

 

If you’ve ever wondered what happens to the food scraps you toss into your green bin, the place to go looking for answers is at the end of a nondescript road just off Westminster Highway in Richmond.

That’s where you’ll find Joe Canning, general manager of Harvest Power, who will gladly walk you through the complicated, and entirely engrossing, process that turns yesterday’s leftovers into the building blocks for tomorrow’s food.

Huffington Post Canada

huffpost_business_canada[1]Huffington Post Canada, Harvest Power: Turning Your Rotten Food into Energy,” David Dodge 2014.02.17

Here’s how NYC is going to start turning its food scraps into power: Inside the brown energy movement

scienceline-300x59[1]“Here’s how NYC is going to start turning its food scraps into power,” by Nick Stockton 2013.12.20 http://scienceline.org/2013/12/heres-how-nyc-is-going-to-start-turning-its-food-scraps-into-power/