I don't really know anything about crickets but if you are going through so many...why don't you breed your own? Is it hard to breed them?
Someone with ERAS is breeding and selling silkworms I think. I don't know much about that either but maybe that's an alternative you could look into.
If there is anything the nonconformist hates worse than a conformist, it's another nonconformist who doesn't conform to the prevailing standard of nonconformity.