Joy Hillier

Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Midgard Insect Farm Inc.

Dalhousie University Agricultural College (Honors)
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Winner of the 2016 Spark West Innovation Challenge
Joy Hillier is an innovator and entrepreneur with a diverse background including professional experience in the food industry, animal husbandry, biosecurity technology and laboratory procedure. Led by an interest in food security and sustainability, she founded Midgard Insect Farm Inc. in 2016 for the production and research of crickets and other insects as a protein source for companion animals. She is a registered veterinary technician with clinical experience and a graduate of Dalhousie University's Agricultural College.

Joy is a speed skater, animal lover and food enthusiast. She and her husband share their home with Galactus a.k.a. Little G, a small but mighty Chihuahua and the lead taste-tester for Midgard crickets.