Looking for a way to cut waste — and cut costs — schools are turning to composting cafeteria leftovers.
Critics of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 argue the standards are forcing kids to take food they won't eat and thereby creating more waste.
Shake off those polar vortex blues and get your hands dirty! Stephanie Solomon says it's never too early to start your garden preparations.
We continue our conversation from last week about compost. It's one of the few sources warm spots at Bread & Roses. And a recipe for green juice, cheers!
For our first show of 2014, we're looking at ways to reduce food waste, from composting to making vegetable stock.
It's late fall in the orchard. Not only are volunteers preparing the plants for winter, but new fruit trees are also ready to go in the ground.
Food waste accounts for 3.3 billion tons of greenhouse gasses a year. Meanwhile 870 million people go hungry every day.
It's the first day of classes at Indiana University. A new partnership hopes to lessen the food that gets wasted before it hits the cafeterias.
New York City throws 1.2 million tons of food waste into landfills every year. Mayor Bloomberg hopes the city's new composting program will change that.
In honor of Earth Day, we're highlighting several composting programs at universities across the country that are successfully reducing food waste.
Indiana University is taking food waste from its dining halls and composting it for fertilizer.
Stocks are the building blocks of cuisine. Use your leftover chicken bones and veggie scraps to make a tasty chicken stock for soups, stews and sauces.
According to a new report, Americans waste a lot of food. According to foodies on Twitter, reducing food waste can actually be pretty simple.
In an effort to reduce the state's additions to landfills, Massachusetts will become the first state to ban food waste from being thrown into the trash.
What have you always wanted to know about composting but didn't know who to ask? Two Master Composters are here with some answers.
Joseph Swain specializing in growing carrots on his Columbus, Ohio farm. His method for prepping his raised beds involve no gasoline and limited elbow grease.
Learn how to get a little free labor out of your flock. Here's a hint: Sometimes the best move forward is a giant step back.
It’s still a little bit chilly outside, but it’s not too early to start thinking about your garden.
Gallus domesticus is a bird with a bad reputation — a reputation it doesn't deserve.
Instead of throwing dried plants, flowers and herbs in the compost bin, Mary Lu Orr likes to re-purpose them as fire-starting bouquets.