Craving a job that felt more rewarding, Eric Walter sold the tech business he'd built over 15 years and launched Black Bear Composting. Photo: John Robinson

Rich soil? The rise, fall, and rebirth of Black Bear Composting

After selling the tech business he’d built over 15 years, Eric Walter wanted to do something more rewarding. “More fulfilling spiritually,” he says. “Out from behind a desk and outside.” His Chicago tech business, Gorilla, had Patagonia as a client. “Sustainability infused everything they do,” says Walter. “That changed something for me.” After considering a […]