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The No-Till Growers Podcast Network

Jan 1, 2024

I don’t even know where to begin. Today, I—Mimi—interview Pat Crowley of Chapul Farms in my own state of Oregon. One of my neighbors. If you’ve been one of the many thousands who have viewed THIS video of black soldier fly larvae production, this is THAT, but on steroids. Pat describes Chapul: “In 2019, I launched Chapel Farms as a way to continue growing the regenerative potential of insects to bioconvert food and ag waste into healthy foods and microbial-rich soil. We work with selected domestic and international insect farms to scale their operations and provide the highest quality insect products to B to C and B to B markets… we are developing some of the world's largest insect farms focused on uncompromising sustainability metrics.” It’s all true. If you’re interested in any aspect of insect agriculture, this is going to be one for you…

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