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World Food Day draws attention to the globe's truly hungry

By Casey Taylor

People gathered in many countries around the world Thursday to draw attention to the growing global food crisis.

World Food Day is designed to get people to give real thought to global hunger and consider meaningful ways in which they can help. 706 more words


Cricket Flour and Chocolate Chirp Cookies!

I ordered 1000 crickets to take my first stab at cooking insects.

First,  I boiled the crickets for two minutes in water with salt to ensure they were nice and clean. 78 more words


Ginger Cricket Cookies

The winter holidays are upon us over here at Silver Spork, but that doesn’t mean that we’re about to stop our quest to work as many bugs into our diets as possible. 316 more words


Environmentalists want us to eat bugs

Last month Newsweek ran a very interesting article that highlights a facet of the environmentalist diet: bugs. I know this is hardly the subject to bring up on Thanksgiving after having all of the turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, corn, etc. 450 more words

Thailand's Multimillion Dollar Insect-Farming Sector

First Published on November 21 on Vice Munchies

A rising chorus of chirping crickets greeted Aunt Jai as she lifted the blue mosquito netting off the concrete pens outside her house. 1,506 more words


Is Cricket Flour Actually Tasty?

The short answer is not really. That does mean we shouldn’t eat. Is there something we can do to make cricket flour taste better?

Cricket flour is low in fat, high in insoluble fiber, high in cooked protein, and has a ‘distinctive’ flavor. 272 more words

Entomophagy for food security and sustainability in Africa,

Most recent food related crises have aggravated poverty, food insecurity and non-sustainability in Africa. Food prices have gone up over the past years making it unaffordable to many and the trend seems progressing. 459 more words