Crickets

Can Cinnamon-Infused Crickets Save the Rust Belt?

By Tom Moroney December 5, 2014, 4:00 AM CST Bloomberg Just after 8 on a cloudy October morning, Cody Schultz is off to work, slicing through America’s definitive post-industrial squalor, a two-mile drive that weaves past a sad museum of abandoned homes and steel factories sprouting weedy windows and the broken doors of a lost [...]

2017-01-29T02:39:43+00:00 December 5th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Youngstown farm hops into growing cricket food market

By Brian Lisik - October 16, 2014 Farm and Dairy OUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The chirping, Kevin Bachhuber said, is the first thing people notice. “But they only chirp when they are ready to breed, and you really are able to tell the temperature by the way they chirp,” said Bachhuber, a Wisconsin native and founder [...]

2017-01-29T02:31:20+00:00 October 16th, 2014|Press|

HOW TO RAISE YOUR OWN EDIBLE CRICKETS

By Alexandra Ossola Posted August 16, 2014 Popular Science In April, Big Cricket Farms became the first U.S. company to raise insects for human consumption. It’s no surprise crickets are leaping onto our plates—they require less space and fewer resources than cows or chickens, and they’re packed with protein and other nutrients. But farmed crickets [...]

2017-01-29T03:14:04+00:00 August 16th, 2014|Press|

Edible insects fly into spotlight: International conference to promote bugs as a sustainable, healthy delicacy

Graeme Hamilton Friday, Aug. 8, 2014 National Post Crickets are referred to as a gateway bug, one insect-eater says. “They’re very easy to eat. Their flavour profile is a little like cashews.” Fotolia MONTREAL — Insects generally prompt Canadians to reach for the fly swatter or bug spray, but at an international meeting this month [...]

2017-01-29T02:47:29+00:00 August 8th, 2014|Press|

First cricket farm in the U.S. opens in Youngstown

Friday, July 18, 2014 Story by ANNE GLAUSSER WKSU When you are hungry, do you reach for potato chips or peanuts? What about a handful of crickets? One daring entrepreneur in Youngstown is bucking the “yuck” factor and opening the first U.S. farm to grow insects exclusively for human consumption. An old rundown warehouse in [...]

2017-05-23T21:02:12+00:00 July 18th, 2014|Press|

Could insects be a part of your local diet?

By Kelsey Lee and Kiran Gill July 8th, 2014 Bold Magazine   Take a couple of grad students, toss in some crunchy insects, a dash of social media and a whole lot of intrigue and you’ve got yourself a culturally curious concoction waiting to start an interesting dialogue… in western cultures that is. In certain [...]

2017-05-23T21:02:01+00:00 July 8th, 2014|Press|

Small, Noisy, Crawly and Delicious Crickets

Friday, June 20, 2014 By Dan O'Brien The Business Journal   YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Kevin Bachhuber unzips the vinyl panel of a large square tent and peels back the insulated fabric that reveals a Mylar-laced chamber. Inside are some really noisy inhabitants. These inhabitants are in plastic storage bins – the same ones you buy [...]

2017-01-29T02:44:51+00:00 June 20th, 2014|Uncategorized|