The San Francisco Bay Area continues to lead the way on sustainability initiatives.

All of the electricity needed to run the Straus electric truck, several smaller vehicles and the entire dairy farm comes from a system fueled by methane gas from the farm’s 280 cows’ manure. “What we’re trying to make here is a model of showing that farms can be part of the solution for climate change,” said owner Albert Straus, whose farm has a 20-year plan to sequester the equivalent of 2,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide per year.

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