The art of taking kitchen scraps and using them in the garden is not new. Composting has morphed from standard farm kitchen procedure to hippie commune idea to being a mainstream must-do thing.
Today, yard waste, kitchen waste, dryer lint, coffee grounds and even chicken bones are recycled as compost, not always for the benefit of gardens which we may or may not have, but for the benefit of keeping this unnecessary waste out of the landfill. And with today’s curbside pickup service from private firms and municipalities, it seems quite ordinary now to keep your rotten tomatoes in a bucket under the sink til the next pickup day.
A firm called Hop Compost has been working in Calgary since last year and has kept almost a…