of The Bitwater Farm Lab in Mills River, NC
This event is a unique opportunity to visit one of the world's largest insect farming facilities and see a showcase of new technologies the company has developed, including voice-controlled agricultural equipment and internet-controlled environmental control systems.
The tour will last 30 minutes, followed by a reception with snacks and beers from local breweries. This event is designed for local leaders, investors and potential partners and not open to the public.
The event is May 2, 2017 at 4:00pm EDT in Mills River.
- 4:00pm -- Arrival and Tech Demo
- 4:15pm -- Facility Tour
- 4:30pm -- Q&A, followed by reception
The address is 24 Sterling Place Mills River, NC 28759.
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Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5:00pm May 1 as light safety gear (hardhat and foot covers) are required for all guests.
Bitwater is a 2-year-old, venture-backed startup developing industrial-scale insect farming equipment -- "insect infrastructure." The company is a leader in the emerging insect production industry. The product is used primarily as a sustainable, high-value animal feed. We operate our Farm Lab facility in Mills River, NC, where we raise crickets with the equipment we design and develop, using local spent brewer's grain as as a feedstock for the crickets. Please visit our homepage, www.bitwaterfarms.com to learn more and find links to our company in Modern Farmer, at South By Southwest Eco and more.