About Yellow Brick Road
Yellow Brick Road Productions is a multi-media content company that produces compelling stories for all platforms. YBRP’s owner and Executive Producer, Mary Beth Durkin is a journalist who has worked for CBS News, CNN and PBS producing fast paced news stories, stylized in-depth features, documentaries and online content to accompany all.
PBS NewsHour 5-Part Series On Food Waste Solutions
Four years after uncovering the food waste problem, we turned our lens on food waste solutions springing up across the country.
California’s Composting Its Food Waste
Four Years Later We Return to California, land of the leafy greens that were ending up in Landfills, now the state is leading the way in food waste solutions.
Massachusetts Turning Food Waste Into Electricity
In Massachusetts Dairy Farms are mixing food waste with cow poop and creating electricity to power their farms and local towns.
A New Food Waste Movement: Upcycling
Upcycling, a new term for food once discarded that is turned into a new product seems to be gaining momentum, according to food experts. They say it could become a new food category, akin to “organic food” and it has potential to curb food waste.
Greening Up Denver
Denver is offering curbside pick for their resident’s food waste and composting it. Only problem is, they have to charge for it and not everyone is signing up.
Some Chefs Have Food Waste Solutions
This story takes a look at how the James Beard Foundation is focusing on food waste, a food waste cook book and food waste solutions for the kitchen.