Food scraps to compost: Three 8th Street restaurants using worms to combat food waste

Read the full story at BoiseDev.

Customers aren’t the only ones enjoying a meal at Bittercreek Alehouse in downtown Boise. 

Below the restaurant, through a maze of long hallways, past the prep kitchen is a room full of thousands of worms busily munching through pounds of rotting food. The invertebrates are part of a program, called Urban Worm, started by restaurant owner Dave Krick to help dispose of food waste from three of his restaurants on 8th Street. 

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