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Save a cow and eat a cricket! How crickets can be a healthy substitute

August 16, 2017View for printing

Save a cow and eat a Cowboy Cricket! That's the slogan for Montana's first and only edible insect farm, Cowboy Cricket Farms . Recently, Cowboy Cricket Farms received a grant of almost 60-thousand dollars to produce 'super crickets' for heart health.

The grant was given to the farm by the Montana Board of Research and Commercialization Technology. The goal is to create and test the process for selectively breeding a "super cricket" with higher levels of omega-3 fatty acids.

By Kolby Crossley

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