This Denver Farm Raises ‘Microlivestock,’ AKA Edible Insects

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This Denver Farm Raises ‘Microlivestock,’ AKA Edible Insects

 

The Rocky Mountain Micro Ranch is not your typical ranch: there’s no cattle or grain for feed. The ranch, which launched in 2015, raises “microlivestock” — crickets, mealworms and waxworms, for people to eat.

 

It operates out of a 40-foot shipping container in southwest Denver and is one of six agricultural startups selected to participate in a new business innovation program at New Mexico State University’s Arrowhead Center called AgSprint.

Wendy Lu McGill is the Rocky Mountain Micro Ranch’s founder and CEO. She spoke with Colorado Matters host Ryan Warner.

 

 

Listen to the full interview here!