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Cricket farm in DeForest home to over two million insects

Jan 1, 2023 Updated Apr 10, 2024

A new farm in DeForest has no barns, fields or tractors, and the commodity isn’t corn or cows, either—but rather another C.

Madison Cricket Farm relocated to 116 Antique Lane last September after initially opening in the Capital City last January. After having quickly outgrown its space in Madison, owner and operator Kevin Bachhuber discovered a 3,000 square foot warehouse facility in DeForest—four times the size of his original space.

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