The USDA will make $900k available for municipalities to develop and test community based solutions to compost and reduce food waste. On-site composting distributed through a community can be a solution that provides the needed capacity with less cost and more local skilled jobs in a cleaner and more equitable manner than conventional options. Contact Loop Closing to discuss further. To learn more about the USDA grant, click on this link.
Want to learn more about the business side of our “hands in the dirt” organization? Check out this second installment of “Lessons in Community Composting.” We talk about how Loop Closing got started, but also how we are changing to adapt to the needs of our community. Honored to be featured alongside other innovators in the composting game!
Adding another tool to our “Life Kits” has been a welcomed distraction during these uncertain times. Many people are focusing on eating local, with Community Support Agriculture (CSA’s) on the rise throughout the country. But what about the end of the cycle for food waste? Last month, we helped NPR shape home composting into an efficient and easy tool to throw into anyone's Life Kit! “How to Compost at Home” breaks down composting into 5 easy steps for people in any type of l
The next installment of The Sustainable Food Lecture Series at University of Maryland is virtual! Join us tomorrow, May 5th, for "Boots on the Ground: Stories from Military Veteran Farmers" from 6:00-7:30. Loop Closing founder, Jeffrey Neal, will be included on the panel of veteran farmers discussing the journey from military service to farming. Register in advance to join us!