Farm to table to dirt to farm: This local business wants to make composting the next recycling

Posted on Sep 25 2020 - 8:15pm by UOG

When Ben Bessler graduated with an accounting degree from Northern Kentucky University, he didn’t expect his work would one day have him shoveling dirt and food scraps in his parents’ backyard. But what began as a hobby at home has grown into a budding business addressing an environmental challenge alongside an emerging consumer demand. [WATCH VIDEO]

“My wife and I were trying to compost in Park Hills, and we realized that it was kind of inconvenient to take our food outside to the compost bin every day, and then at the end of the week take it out to the garden,” he told WCPO. “We thought, maybe there’s a convenient way we can get people composting and make it easy and affordable.”


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