Worm Return enables individuals and businesses to put their food scraps to good use with their popular composting services and ‘worm workshops.’ Since 2018, Worm Return and its customers (a.k.a. ‘diversion partners’) have diverted nearly 113,000 pounds of organic waste from landfills.
On March 10, 2020, my peers and I started making plans to cancel events and think about what we would do if we had to close our businesses. It seemed so far-fetched but it was happening, and we were determined to keep one another encouraged and as successful as possible.
In 2020, Covid-19 completely altered the way that vendors and shoppers can engage. Now, Carrie Nardini, the founder of I Made It! Market and the Neighborhood Flea, is working towards ways to keep supporting artists and encouraging folks to shop small.