Does Rhode Island have right approach on food waste?

COMPOST CENTRAL: Jayne Merner Senecal, owner of Earth Care Farm in Charlestown, the largest commercial-scale licensed composting facility in the state, with Jeff Glover, farm support, who is holding a grabber and bucket that he uses to clean the piles of unwanted items. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO
COMPOST CENTRAL: Jayne Merner Senecal, owner of Earth Care Farm in Charlestown, the largest commercial-scale licensed composting facility in the state, with Jeff Glover, farm support, who is holding a grabber and bucket that he uses to clean the piles of unwanted items.
 / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO
Tucked in a residential neighborhood of mostly rural Charlestown is the state’s largest commercial-scale compost-processing facility. Second-generation Earth Care Farm owner Jayne Merner Senecal, whose family has farmed and produced compost on the 27-acre property for 41 years, prides herself on the enterprise’s “high-quality soil amendment” – and the proof is visible. Garlic, rhubarb, strawberries,…

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