Has anyone reached the holy grail of farm to school to farm?
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To me the holy grail of farm to school programs was the synergy between those and the food composting program.
Kept looking for opportunities to conjoin the two into a single closed-loop farm-to-school-to-farm program in which the food came from local farms to the school and the food waste went back to local farms for on-farm composting.
I got close a couple times (kind of an extended loop) with schools that had good farm to school programs and sent their food back to other local farmers for on-farm composting. The on-farm composters were not our food suppliers but in some cases did sell finished compost to other local farms, including sometimes to some of our local food suppliers.
Wondering if anyone has managed to get this the extra step further into a single closed-loop farm-to-shcool-to-farm program?
Max-R Resident Recycling Expert and Campus Recycler Emeritus
P.S. If you are new to campus food waste composting efforts, I'd encourage you to read my blog posts on the subject:
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