Flies to the rescue

Flies to the rescue

New Age agriculture comes to Cape Town - farming flies for food.

The waste-to-nutrient group AgriProtein has announced it will be expanding its presence in South Africa with two new fly-farming sites, having established the world’s first commercial waste-to-protein fly farm in Cape Town in 2015. It also conducts extensive research projects on the waste-to-nut-rient cycle in South Africa.

CEO Jason Drew said the company was conducting site and environmental evaluations for the two new fly farms and were hoping to start...

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Submitted by : Mountainman on 2017-08-17 21:50:32
And for those at home you can farm soldier flies that make a happy and companionable adjunct to compost worms which are already keeping thousands of tonnes of organic waste from landfill sites and subsequent methane emissions.


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