Yellow Springs business EnviroFlight on CNN soon
- Published: September 27, 2013
Villagers who are watching the CNN show “Erin Burnett OutFront” next week may catch a glimpse of the local business EnviroFlight and its founder, Glen Courtright. Courtright was trailed by a CNN cameraman from Atlanta on Monday of this week in the business headquarters at Millworks, where Courtright raises black soldier flies that are later turned into animal feed. The insect-based solution to feeding livestock has garnered national publicity in recent weeks, first on NPR’s “All Things Considered,” and next week on CNN.
The Erin Burnett show airs at 7 and 11 p.m. weeknights. Courtright will be featured on a segment of the show focused on “innovators and disrupters.”
The national publicity around EnviroFlight began this spring, after a United Nations report on edible insects featured the four-year-old Yellow Springs company. The EnviroFlight story was then picked up by Bloomberg Business Week, and then local public radio station WYSO, before being featured on “All Things Considered.” A Brazilian news magazine has scheduled an interview this week, Courtright said.
For a more detailed story on EnviroFlight, see the Sept. 26 Yellow Springs News.
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