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The Local Food Report
As we re-imagine our relationships to what we eat, Local Food Report creator Elspeth Hay takes us to the heart of the local food movement to talk with growers, harvesters, processors, cooks, policy makers and visionaries

Falmouth Business Wants Your Food Waste

Elspeth Hay

According to the EPA, Americans throw out 14 percent of the food we buy. And all but 2 percent of that goes into landfills. But it doesn't have to be that way, and Falmouth resident Mary Ryther has started a composting business that's working to change that. 

You can learn more about Mary's operation and other efforts to cut down on local food waste on Elspeth's blog, Diary of a Locavore.

This week's Local Food Report is a rebroadcast. It originally aired in January, 2015.

An avid locavore, Elspeth lives in Wellfleet and writes a blog about food. Elspeth is constantly exploring the Cape, Islands, and South Coast and all our farmer's markets to find out what's good, what's growing and what to do with it. Her Local Food Report airs Thursdays at 8:30 on Morning Edition and 5:45pm on All Things Considered, as well as Saturday mornings at 9:30.