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Mmm. Protein, rapidly farmed, using little to no energy, and very little space footprint. Clearly worth investigating...

Insect proteins have not yet been able to overcome tremendous social resistance in the West, but not for lack of trying -- Whole Foods even gave some cricket-protein based products shelf space in 2013, but found little market and seems to have pulled them.

Sourcing Crickets

I heard good things (including about taste) about Fluker Farms, so tried a first order from there.

Feeding Crickets

The more robust their diet, the healthier they'll be. They are hungry little dudes:

  • Leafy greens
  • Fruits/Veggies (apples, bananas, carrots, zucchs, ...)

Keep a wet sponge in their so that they can drink without drowning in a plate of water.


The setup is pretty basic. This guy has done a decent video:

And hers as well: