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There's Money in Maggots: Grubbly Farms Sees Sustainable Future In Bug Farming

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Kelly Scanlon

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On this  episode of Smart Companies Radio with host Kelly Scanlon discover what food scraps, fly larvae and pet chickens have in common. Meet Patrick Pittaluga and Sean Warner, Georgia Tech graduates and cousins who have founded Grubbly Farms, which is breeding and selling larvae as a more sustainable protein and fat source for chickens, pigs and farmed seafood

The entrepreneurs are also hoping to help stem America’s billion-dollar problem with food waste – produce and leftover foods being tossed away by businesses and homes and clogging up landfills at the rate of 52m tons per year. Learn how the business started just a year and a half ago and their plans going forward.

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