Farm Use of Brewery/Roastery Byproducts

Today’s Bangor Daily News includes an article on how brewery and coffee roaster byproducts are being used by Maine farms.

Average beer drinkers and java junkies probably don’t ponder the waste byproducts generated during the production of their favorite drinks.

However, behind the scenes, organic matter produced during brewing and coffee roasting processes is becoming a farming and gardening staple — an effective, low-cost alternative to commercial fertilizer and feed.