France’s Environmentally Friendly Insect Farm

In Amiens (a town just north of Paris), a company called Ÿnsect is building a vertical farm that will be home to hundreds of millions of insects. Set to begin production in 2022, the farm will house an automated system for growing and processing “beetle larvae for use in products such as pet food, fertilizer and fish feed, as a way to dramatically shrink their …

Bahidorá Festival in Morelos, Mexico

The picturesque Las Estacas Natural Park plays host to a multi-faceted experience

In its sixth year, the two-day Bahidorá Festival at Las Estacas Natural Park in Morelos, Mexico offers a weekend of sun, dancing and beautiful scenery. Unlike many contemporaries, Bahidorá considers itself a carnival rather than a dance music festival. That vision—to create a multi-faceted experience—is clear in how DJ acts are mixed with bands and art installations throughout the festival area. While the majority of …