Iowa Cricket Farmer Named Finalist

Iowa Cricket Farmer Named Finalist

0April 18, 2017

We are excited to announce that Iowa Cricket Farmer has been named one of 100 finalists in the FedEx Small Business Grant Contest. Ten finalists will receive business grants with one finalist receiving $25,000. Iowa Cricket Farmer is the only finalist from the state of Iowa. Check back here for more information.  The 10 finalists…

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Growing Crickets one pinhead at a time

Growing Crickets one pinhead at a time

0August 23, 2016

Growing crickets in America’s Heartland one pinhead at a time It has been an exciting year at Iowa Cricket Farmer. We have kept busy growing crickets for several manufacturers, speaking to groups on the benefits of cricket consumption, and being featured in multiple television and radio interviews. You can see many of the stories we were featured…

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Crickets…They’re What’s for Dinner

Crickets…They’re What’s for Dinner

0August 23, 2016

Crickets…They’re What’s for Dinner Iowa’s first cricket farm that’s producing crickets for human consumption is up and running. Becky Herman is a co-founder of Iowa Cricket Farmer, and she says right now, she’s got nearly 200,000 cricket living in blue bins at the farm. She’s a school teacher and said the idea came to her in the…

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