Are you wanting to help the environment but don’t know where to start? or maybe you know where to start but don’t want to put up with the hassle of composting in a small area? Whatever the reason may be, Sow America is here to help.
Recycling food scraps diverts valuable organic matter from landfills to compost facilities. In landfills, food waste is not given the chance to naturally decompose, releasing methane, a greenhouse gas that is 80x stronger than CO₂. On the other side, recycling organic matter into compost helps pulls carbon from the atmosphere through carbon sequestration.
Finished compost is commonly referred to by farmers as ‘black gold’ because of its benefits as a soil amendment. Compost helps revitalize damaged soil and return nutrients and beneficial bacteria to our living soil so that we can grow stronger, more nutrient dense organic foods.