In response to the critical need for sustainable proteins to feed a growing global population, we provide the tools, resources, and teamwork you need to join one of the fastest growing emerging markets in the world: farming edible insects. From demystifying farming to testing innovative technologies and techniques to ensuring your goods get to a hungry market, our mission is to put our experience to work to help you grow.
Kevin Bachhuber founded Big Cricket Farms, the first insect farm in the United States to receive FDA and state licensure for food-grade insects. After over a decade in the edible insect space, Kevin has been honored to speak extensively on the topic, work to collaboratively bring new farmers to market, help existing farms grow their bottom line with new products and processes, and guide some of the world’s largest food companies through the world of sustainable protein.
Curious about a day in the life of a cricket farmer? Kevin spoke about his experience at TEDxYoungstown in 2015.
Past, Present, Future
“Our work suggests that digging for insects when food was scarce may have contributed to hominid cognitive evolution and set the stage for advanced tool use.” –Dr. Amanda D. Melin, Washington University
“Bug-related stuff is big.” Indra Nooyi, CEO, Pepsi