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Because fish don’t eat corn! EnviroFlight’s creative insect solutions

EnviroFlight founder Glen Courtright has created a sustainable way to make proteins and fats to feed livestock (Photo by Bill Franz, Dayton City Paper)

EnviroFlight founder Glen Courtright has created a sustainable way to make proteins and fats to feed livestock (Photo by Bill Franz, Dayton City Paper)

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Because fish don’t eat corn! EnviroFlight’s creative insect solutions
By Kevin J. Gray
Dayton City Paper, April 8, 2014

Today, there are more than 7.2 billion people on Earth. In the next 30 to 40 years, scientists predict that number will top 9.6 billion. Unless we start working toward more sustainable solutions today, those additional 2.4 billion people will create massive drains on resources such as fuel, food and fibers.

One Yellow Springs engineering firm is answering the call for a solution. EnviroFlight is providing innovative solutions using a most ordinary of raw materials – bugs. One Yellow Springs engineering firm is answering the call for a solution. EnviroFlight is providing innovative solutions using a most ordinary of raw materials – bugs. EnviroFlight has been harnessing the power of black soldier flies to solve two problems at once: processing excess food waste and creating meal for livestock.

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http://www.daytoncitypaper.com/because-fish-dont-eat-corn/

2 comments to Because fish don’t eat corn! EnviroFlight’s creative insect solutions

  • Oscar Julian Arroyave S

    I am currently evaluating different substrates for the production of larvae, fermented pig manure is a material that has been very successful Standings.

  • I have been in the ornamental aquaculture business ( Koi ponds, water gardens)for 31 years. I saw you business featured on KQED quest today. I have long been baffled why my
    industry continues to feed “fish to fish” when the fish we culture in my business are Carp!
    I think your ideas make complete sense for Koi . My industry spends lots of money on “color enhancing” by products. insects would make so much more of a color and health impact!
    Please keep me posted on any future possible pellet food .

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