Bernard Ranch is a pesticide-free citrus orchard.
The Synagro Central Valley Compost Facility processes municipal sewage (AKA biowaste solids, human feces) and greenwaste into compost to sell to nearby farms. According to their website, they process 99,999 tons* of material annually.
List of cities that outsource waste to this Synagro facility**
- Mountain House
- Palo Alto
- Pleasant Hill
- San Francisco
- San Francisco Airport-Bio
- San Jose
- Walnut Creek
Synagro products include:
List of crops that Synagro promotes fertilizing with their products
*This number may be an artifact of limits in their software.
**This site does not list East Bay Area locations, though according to Synagro’s Facebook Page and the EBMUD website this is the facility that handles their biowaste solids.
At Pasona HQ, employees get free all-you-can-eat vegetables grown in the office.