On Method to the Madness, Friday, October 26th @ noon, Tiny Farms CEO and co-founder Andrew Brentano talks with host Lisa Kiefer about how cricket protein will ensure future food security.
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"Most people expect to find hot dogs, pizzas, fries and nachos for sale at their favorite sports stadium. This year, the Oakland Coliseum added something unexpected to the mix: crickets. The coliseum’s executive chef, Effie Speigler, said he starts every season looking for something to impress thousands of sport fans. “I wanted to do something different, so once I found there were crickets based in Oakland, I thought that was a perfect marriage,” he said..."
Tiny Farms co-founders Andrew and Jena are featured in the Atlantic's podcast "Crazy Genius" in this episode about the future of meat consumption. The conversation focuses on the potential for using cricket protein as an alternative to traditional meat to feed the huge (and growing) pet food market.
Tiny Farms CEO Andrew Brentano wrote an article for the Asian Productivity Organization based on his presentation to the group at their first ever Sustainable Productivity Summit held in Tokyo in July 2018. He overviews the immense challenges facing agriculture, and presents opportunities to implement high-impact solutions with a focus on animal agriculture.
Tiny Farms works with the USDA to develop more efficient methods for processing crickets into protein powder, highlighted among innovative food companies working with the USDA ARS to bring innovative new healthy options to market.
Tiny Farms chief scientist Dr. Adam Session spoke with Healthline about pursuing and promoting the use of insect protein - for food, and particularly as an alternative to fishmeal in animal feed.
Susan Rockefeller interviews Andrew and Jena Brentano about Tiny Farms, discussing the importance of thinking outside the box to solve the world's greatest challenges, and a Q&A covering "why insects?", overcoming the "ick factor" by producing cricket powder, and how Tiny Farms' technology harnesses the natural efficiency of insects.
The Iowa State Daily interviewed Tiny Farms CEO Andrew Brentano along with Iowa Cricket Farms and Matthew O’Neal, a professor of entomology in Iowa State’s sustainable agriculture department for their story on how entomophagy and insect protein can address global food insecurity. The article covers traditional cultural consumption of insects around the globe, and the growing edible insect market in the US with some backstory on the early days of Tiny Farms.
Host Lee Schneider talks about crickets with Tiny Farms CEO Andrew Brentano and Jarrod Goldin of Entomo Farms. They explore the fundamental issues facing our food system and why we should all consider eating crickets.
MAEKAN spoke with Andrew Brentano (Tiny Farms) and Gabi Lewis (Exo) about the current state and the future of the edible insect market. They discuss the psychology of the North American market and why cricket protein has huge potential.
Zoomin.tv feature talks to Chirps Chips about the what and why of their products and speaks with Andrew Brentano of Tiny Farms about where the crickets come from.
Make Magazine interviewed Andrew about Tiny Farms' business and approach to solving the problems of cricket farming.
Soonish podcast looks at future of protein alternatives and talks to Tiny Farms co-founder Daniel Imrie-Situnayake about how crickets fit that bill
Leo Laporte of The New Screensavers (on TWiT) interviewed co-founder Andrew about crickets, enjoyed the samples we sent, and found that Toaster (a visiting puppy) loves cricket powder!
Dan shared his thoughts on the challenges and opportunities for Tiny Farms as the edible insect industry starts to mature.
Modern Farmer features Tiny Farms Co-Founders
We discussed the insect market and our views on patents / intellectual property with Good Food
Feature of Tiny Farms pilot farm in San Leandro NEXT publication
Co-Founder Dan and Tiny Farms profiled in Forbes list of insect entrepreneurs
Mercury news visited Tiny Farms, and spoke with product companies.
Zagat chats with Bitty Foods and Tiny Farms team about crickets
Interview with Dan about Tiny Farms
Tiny Farms featured in piece on IoT and bugs saving the world.
Here’s where you can read about Tiny Farms in the press.