Forbes: Lessons From The Bug Factory: How Tiny Farms Is Redefining The Cricket Business
“Each cricket is like a little Spiderman,” says Andrew Brentano, a cofounder of Tiny Farms, a high-tech bug farm in a former auto plant in San Leandro, CA., near Oakland. “They can walk up walls and upside down. Any path out of their habitat, they will find it.” In fact, one day he found himself pursuing a wily brood of baby crickets after he had accidentally left a cable in their habitat and they used it to climb to freedom. “I came in and they were all over the floor,” he recalls.