Archive for June 2018

Friday Five: June 20, 2018

Here are five stories from around Montana about the high tech world and entrepreneurship that you should know about!

1. Sweet Peaks, From Hobby to Success 

As the saying goes, “I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream!” and this Montana couple has made their mark on the ice cream world. Sweet Peaks, which began in Whitefish, has now expanded across Montana and even outside the state. Learn more about Sweet Peaks here.

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Entrepreneurs Chirp Their Way to Success

rolins family and cricket farms products

The Rolins Family

While eating insects as a source of nutrition is common in countries around the world, it’s still considered by some a taboo in the United States. For this reason, Kathy Rolin with Cowboy Cricket Farms in Belgrade recommends eating a chocolate “chirp” cookie as a first step into entomophagy.

“At first people are hesitant,” Kathy said. “But once they try it, they all say the same thing: that was actually quite good. The biggest challenge is education.”

As the only cricket farm in Montana, Cowboy Cricket Farms is making waves across the Treasure State.

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