Backyard and community gardening have become popular again, especially as people try to ensure a secure a source of food. The key to growing healthy food is having healthy soil, and “black gold” or compost is a great way of providing nutrients to help a garden grow. However, not everyone has access to this resource or the proper tools and materials. Municipal composting programs are one way to provide community members with an option to compost, helping a community reduce food waste, cut greenhouse gases and promote stewardship.
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