In this episode, I talk to James Rolin of Cowboy Cricket Farms in Montana. His wife, Kathy, founded the company in 2016 and they’ve expanded to include 7 independent farms in their network.
In This Episode:
>> How they got started farming crickets
>> How they’ve branded their successful line of value-added products, including their Chocolate Chirp Cookie
>> The food security and health benefits of eating crickets
>> The growth cycle of crickets
>> Building a team and how it’s key to align goals in order to retain good employees for the long term
About the Guest
James served 6 years in the United States Coast Guard as a Mechanic and is currently serving in the Montana National Guard as an Ordinance Officer. Business has always been a part of James, starting at the age of 14 with a web design business. With over 15 years of marketing experience, James has been successful at creating a recognizable brand and public speaking in a variety of events.
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