one part startup, one part farm 

Bitwater Farms, Inc. is a venture-backed startup that designs and develops equipment, runs R&D to optimize insect performance and builds hardware and software.  Our Farm Lab facility is in Henderson County, NC, where our team operates a fully-functional cricket farm, which includes some of the world's largest cricket habitats.  


Our team includes an entomologist, a farmer and a serial entrepreneur from the software industry.  We work with technical advisors around the world.  If you are interested in working with a passionate team and have technical skills in entomology, machine learning or business development in agriculture, please email

Industry Support

We are proud to support the work of the North American Edible Insect Coalition and IPIFF.