Rather than put food scraps into the traditional waste stream, this startup composts them using an ancient Japanese method of composting called Bokashi and then grows food for the chefs who contribute.
Food , as we know, is a terrible thing to waste. Roughly one third of the food produced in the world for human consumption gets lost or wasted every year. But what if we could use food waste to create more food? That’s the elegantly full-circle idea behind Indie Ecology , a West Sussex food waste farm that collects leftovers from some of London’s best restaurants and turns it into compost. The nutrient-rich matter is then used to grow high quality produce for the chefs to cook with. Call it table-to-farm-to-table—and again and again. "I wanted to help chefs […]