Williston, Vt. – The sounds of spring are in the air at Green Mountain Compost in Williston on Tuesday. Where your organic waste is turned into ‘black gold’.

“We are taking in food scraps and other types of organic material from our community, including leaves and yard clippings,” said Jen Baer the Director of Sales with Green Mountain Compost.

This is just the first step in making compost for your gardens she says.

“It’s sort of like cooking, we are cooking compost here,” Baer said.

All the ingredients come from residents, keeping this process local.

“We are getting all the organic material and it’s being processed right here,” Baer said.

Leaves, and wood chips are also…