Hate food waste? Us too! Caity and David talk to Daniel Kurzrock, founder of Regrained, at the GFA Mercantile. Regrained picks up the leftover grains from local breweries and uses them to produce an array of edible products such as protein bars. Kurzrock tells the story of how he got the idea for Re-Grained and provides sage advice for others looking to start their own waste stream diversion business.
photo via regrained.com
“I was a college student at the time, living in Los Angeles, didn’t even have a compost bin. The stuff was going in the dumpster, but it looked like oatmeal, it smelled really bread-y, and so we thought, “Hey, it would be great to make some food from this.”