Transforming City Food Waste into Profit with John-Paul Maxfield of WasteFarmers

Food, Social Enterprise — By on 03/05/2012 19:57

Leader in Sustainable Development: John-Paul Maxfield

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One man’s trash is another an’s treasure. We’ve all heard this saying before, but John-Paul Maxfield is acting on it. At Waste Farmers, John-Pauls takes city food scraps that were once thrown away, and composts them into top-quality soil amendments for Denver growers.

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About John-Paul Maxfield

John-Paul Maxfield is the Founder of Waste Farmers. He comes from a family of agricultural pioneers. His grandfather and personal hero was nominated as an “Agricultural Citizen of the Century” by the The University of Wyoming American Heritage Center (AHC).  He was a genuine Wyoming rancher who taught him the value of hard work and a deep appreciation for the land.



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