Earth Farms Partners with Mecklenburg County Schools

by earthfarms on December 4, 2014 in Community Involvement

Teaching kids to compost their leftover lunch can be a little sloppy.

Students at Elizabeth Lane Elementary recently began learning about, and practicing, composting as school officials helped them dump food scraps in one bin and trash in another.

Inevitably, some of it ends up on the floor, especially if there’s sauce involved.

“Some days are a little messier than others,” said Christy Davis, Elizabeth Lane Elementary School cafeteria manager, with a laugh.

The mess is a small price to ...