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.