Southwest Side business cooperative puts waste to good use

The Plant’s outdoor farm embraces the sunlight on the Southwest Side of Chicago.

By Yu-Ning Aileen Chuang Before you trash the remnants of that Thanksgiving turkey or ram the last bits of stuffing into the garbage disposal, try thinking about how much food is wasted in the U.S. every day. The U.S. throws away 30 percent of edible food annually, an equivalent of $161 billion worth of produce, […]