Stadium uses potatoes fertilized with its food scraps to make fries

SEATTLE, Washington (KCPQ) -- Fans at Sunday's Seahawks game may not have known, but the french fries they ordered during the game, weren't ordinary fries.

They were grown organically at a farm where the potatoes were fertilized with compost made from food scraps supplied by CenturyLink Field.

"The Seahawks have taken some really positive steps toward sustainability and not just doing it, but showing what they're doing and educating their fans. So their fans, too, can do it at home. They can compost on their kitchen counter. They can put in a raised bed garden," Karen Dawson with Cedar Grove Composting, said Sunday.

Cedar Grove creates the compost from CenturyLink's food waste, which a farm in Redmond uses as a natural fertilizer.

On Sunday, the farm provided 6,000 pounds of organically-grown potatoes to the stadium, to turn into french fries.

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14 December 2014: An HDR rendered photo of a general view of CenturyLink Field in action during a game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field, in Seattle,WA. (Photo by MSA/Icon Sportswire/Corbis via Getty Images)
SEATTLE, WA - JANUARY 19: A fan poses before the 2014 NFC Championship between the Seattle Seahawks and the San Francisco 49ers at CenturyLink Field on January 19, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
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