How I Began Farming Black Soldier Fly Larva to Combat Food Waste and Feed Neighbor Chickens

First question: What the heck are Black Soldier Fly Larva (BSFL)? If you asked me that question before this summer, I would’ve been just as oblivious as you. It was only after I went outside to dump my kitchen scraps in my backyard compost did I notice a bunch of fat, juicy looking larva devouring … More How I Began Farming Black Soldier Fly Larva to Combat Food Waste and Feed Neighbor Chickens

Presenting at the Orlando Permaculture Meeting

I had the pleasure of recently giving a presentation on the history of the solid waste industry at the Orlando Permaculture meeting Tuesday night. It wasn’t easy following #GreenCelebrity Rob Greenfield’s presentation, in which he spoke about his current project of only eating food that he’s grown or foraged. I started with some sobering statistics, … More Presenting at the Orlando Permaculture Meeting

Are you Smarter Than a Second Grader…When Recycling?

It was the second-to-last week of school before they broke for summer, and the second graders at Monarch Learning Academy, located in West Orlando, were looking pretty fidgety. A close friend of mine and teacher, Shelly, invited me into her class to give a short lesson on recycling for her kids. I was surprised by … More Are you Smarter Than a Second Grader…When Recycling?