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Natural Habitat Farming of Grasshoppers

There are grasshoppers everywhere in the Dallas-Fort Worth area of Texas. You see them during the day as they jump away from as you go about your business. 357 more words

Chapul Wins the NEXTY, Continues to Turn Heads

Congratulations to Pat Crowley and Chapul, makers of cricket flour protein bars, for winning the NEXTY Editor’s Choice Award- Food and Beverage!  This award officially recognizes Chapul as being at the forefront of trends in sustainability and nutrition, and means that Pat Crowley and his delectable cricket creations will be featured at the 2015 Natural Foods Expo West. 216 more words


Some Things I Learned From SALT SUGAR FAT

This is an excellent food marketing book with a focus on the 3 bad boys of processed foods–SALT SUGAR FAT.

By devoting a section to each, Michael Moss examines how big food’s disingenuous marketing and addiction-inducing formulations have helped to drive our obesity epidemic and continuing bad-food choices, where we now consume: 799 more words

Why Eat Bugs

McCricket Sandwich with a Side of Grubs

“Tastes like chicken!”  You might think it’s funny or have a gag reflex but, in all actuality, insects on the menu may be closer to reality than you may think. 1,117 more words


Why Eat Bugs #3: Humane Husbandry

Debeaking chickens so they can’t peck each other to death in their cannibalism-inducing close quarters. The “docking” (or dismemberment) of piglet tails to avoid insanely bored pigs from eating those tails off.   624 more words

Why Eat Bugs

New Content Soon: Entomophagy DIY

Sorry for the lack of updates. Been very busy with work and school. However, I have been delving into the world of entomophagy, and how to farm insects sustainably at home, or even in an apartment. 185 more words


Insect diet helped early humans build bigger brains, study suggests | Newsroom | Washington University in St. Louis


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A recent study supports the idea that extracting hidden insects such as termites and ants to eat by capuchins and other primates such as humans (who have a long history of entomophagy), especially during seasons where other foods are less available, has led to adaptations in parts of the brain, causing increased manual dexterity, tool use, and innovative problem solving among entomophagous primates. Original article: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S004724841400044X CebusEatingKatydid470x300