by Rick Kushman
Wednesday, June 23 2010

One of the good things about the Sacramento restaurant community is that it really is a community. And the cooperative spirit is showing up in that most elegant of items: compost.

I know. How romantic. It’s why people go to culinary school.

Seriously, what makes this a cool story is that 10 of the big-name restaurants on the local scene have joined in a handful of environmental programs, and the biggest effort – the composting project – wouldn’t have worked without most of them playing along.

That’s because to make compost, you need a certain amount of, you know, garbage.

And not just any garbage. We’ll get to that… Read more »