Episode 7 "The Flying Cadesky Brothers"
On this week’s episode, we have an insightful and lively discussion with Eli Cadesky, co-founder with his brother Lee of C-fu FOODS and One Hop Kitchen. These guys operate on the cutting edge of insect protein technology, pushing the envelope in finding new ways to turn insects like crickets and mealworms into a delicious and nutritious dining experience. After our chat, we turn brother Lee Cadesky loose in the Cricketlicious Café, and he shows us how to make Chili Con Cricket! We are also...
As the Crickets Chirp: Season 1
Part of the Ento Nation podcast is a little web drama series called “As the Crickets Chirp”. On the surface it’s just a simple fun parody of the old radio dramas. But in reality, it is a semi-autobiographical, multi-layered, metaphorical, allegorical, parody, plus heavy social commentary with hidden messages that the casual listener might miss. Just like when you observe a city or town that you drive through, safe in your vehicle, windows up, seeing just the façade of an average, everyday...
Ento Nation Ep.6
On this week’s Ento Nation podcast, it is our Hawaiian Homecoming Special. We sit down on the beautiful beach at Hanalei Bay, sort of, and have a chat with Emilio Romero and Lourdes Zietz of Sustainable Boost. Sustainable Boost creates wonderful food products made from crickets and other nutritious goodies like the native Taro plant, which is actually a superfood. The Cricket Man grew up on Kauai, and when he realized that there was a cricket farm there, he had to check it out. ChefPV is...
Ep.5 "Farm 2 Table Women of the Ento Nation"
On this edition of the Ento Nation podcast with The Cricket Man: “Farm 2 Table Women of the Ento Nation”. We visit with two power women of the Ento Industry. We chat with Wendy Lu McGill, CEO & Founder of Rocky Mountain Micro Ranch where they farm crickets and mealworms. Wendy Lu is just plain everywhere when it comes to the Ento Industry, and we sat down with her for a very interesting chat. They are bug farming a mile high in the sky! We also have a very interesting conversation with Aly...
Ento Nation Ep.4
Ento Nation Ep.4: “Thanksgiving with The Bug Chef, David George Gordon.” The Cricket Man sits down with the award winning author of The Eat-a-Bug Cookbook, The Bug Chef himself, David George Gordon. Oh, what a time we had! Such a great time, in fact, that he is our guest for the whole show. We had a good old time! Also, ChefPV has created what he believes is one of his best tasting recipes ever, “Thanksgiving Chapulines Spoon Bread con Spiced Cricket Ice Cream” and teaches you how to make...
Ento Nation Ep.3
"The Veterans Day Special and the Super Cricket". The Cricket Man (USCG vet) talks with James Rolin (USCG vet/Nat’l Guard) about the cutting edge direction the cricket farm (Cowboy Cricket Farms) he runs with his wife Kathy (also USCG vet) is taking with regard to creating a “Super Cricket”. Also, ChefPV will show you how to take the US Military’s greatest culinary invention, the protein bar, and tweak it Ento-style to give you Maple Mealworm Energy Balls that you can make right in your...
Ento Nation Ep.2 "A Tale of Two Cities"
This week on the Ento Nation podcast… We have a chat with Jarrod Goldin, CEO of Entomo Farms, which is pretty much the largest human grade cricket farming operation in the world. I just love these Goldin Brothers, they got it goin’ on when it comes to cricket farming! Been a big fan of theirs and have followed them for years, long before they became Entomo Farms the Future of Food. When it comes to cricket farming, these guys know what they’re doing, and they are always innovating and...
Ento Nation Ep.1 "The Ento Nation"
In the premiere, we take a look at what this podcast is all about. You’ll meet your host, The Cricket Man, who utilizes his years of experience as a cricket farmer and Ento Industry insider, to help guide you through the fascinating world of Ento. The Cricket Man also interviews Pat Crowley, Founder and CEO of Chapul cricket energy bars. Chapul just went over $1 million in sales. Pat tells the story of taking a simple idea, eating bugs, and turning it into an unexpected career. You’ll...