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Monthly Archives: November 2015

Fermenting Feed

Recently, a coworker asked if I had ever heard of fermenting chicken feed. Honestly, the only thing I’ve ever purposefully fermented has been barley, hops, water and yeast after brewing beer. Fermenting helps preserve foods and the microbes involved break…

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Mealworms Eat Styrofoam

Recently, I read a Stanford study where they fed styrofoam to mealworms and they actually ate it! This is very exciting news as polystyrene is slow to biodegrade and it’s widely used throughout the world. Rob Jordan reports on the…

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Cricket Numbers

So far, the crickets have been pretty successful. I’ve been building the colony and harvesting here and there, but mostly, trying to get the numbers up to have consistent harvests. Before I knew the dehydration problem was happening, I was…

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Monterey Bay Aquarium Behind the Scenes Visit

Visiting Monterey Bay Aquarium is always a treat. Located right on Cannery Row on Monterey Bay, it’s in the ideal location for an afternoon trip or a for a longer stay. I was lucky enough to get an invite after…

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