It’s Earth Day today, and thankfully a few people are out there trying to save the planet. If you didn't get a chance to plant a tree or physically remove several cars from the road, there's still time to give with your wallet. These projects could help us all eat greener in the future.
These folks from the Twin Cities are trying to scale up their mushroom growing operation from 100 lbs. a week to 500 lbs. a week, which should be enough to get them into local stores. What makes them particularly interesting is that they grow their fungi using compost made from waste generated by different local businesses—saw dust from contractors, spent grains from brewers, etc.