City compost programs turn garbage into 'black gold' that boosts food security and social justice
June 12, 2020
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Kristen DeAngelis, University of Massachusetts Amherst; Gwynne Mhuireach, University of Oregon, and Sue Ishaq, University of Maine
(THE CONVERSATION) Almost overnight, the COVID-19 pandemic has transformed many Americans' relationships with food. To relieve some of the stress associated with shopping safely for groceries and ensure food security, many people are once again planting "victory gardens." This tradition hearkens back to previous generations who cultivated home garden...