Mark has been a certified firearms instructor for 3 and a half years. He is a certified by the NRA and USCCA. Mark is also a certified range safety officer. Mark has also completed several courses ranging from Emergency First Aide, advanced pistol, and carbine courses. When he has time, he enjoys going to IDPA, USPSA, and Steel Challenge pistol matches.
Mark, and his cousin Jason, founded Cousins Compost in August of 2020. Mark had lost his job due to budget reductions related to Covid. Jason had started worm bins to avoid buying bait for his kids and learned about the business opportunities. So, together, they decided to give it a go. Cousins Compost sells worm bins, composting worms, comfrey, and related products.
Mark is a gardener and studies permaculture. Soil health, composting and waste management are subjects they are passionate about. Mark is also an owner of Hidden Hollow Honey along with Jason, Aaron Townsend, and Gabe Wright.
Breakout sessions overviews:
Self Sufficiency Planning
Composting with Worms
Creating a Personal Self Defense Plan