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Here I’m going to document my journey into the VERY EXCITING world of entomophagy….insect eating in other words.

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Eating Insects

The Adventure Begins

9.6 billion. According to the UN, that will be the world’s population in 2050. With natural resources already under tremendous strain and the world’s food needs still not being met, it’s clear that something will soon have to change. 456 more words

Entomophagy

20 Delicious Bug Recipes from Chefs

Environmentalists and foodies alike have been hailing bugs as the future of eco-friendly protein. That’s great news for chefs and bug scientists with a taste for insects, including Marcel Dicke, an ecological entomologist at Wageningen University in the Netherlands who gave a 2010 TED talk called… 140 more words

Crickets Are Not a Free Lunch, Protein Conversion Rates May Be Overestimated

Some practitioners of entomophagy believe that raising insects for consumption by humans will help solve world hunger problems. Crickets and other insects, they say, are able to convert plant matter into protein more efficiently than animals such as cattle, pigs, or chicken. 583 more words

Entomology News

The Intricacies of Entomophagy According to Dr. Louis Sorkin

By Chris Patrick

People eat insects in different ways. Some do it without hesitation or fear, the journey of the insect from hand to mouth swift and lacking fanfare, their mastication matter-of-fact. 300 more words

Featured Articles

Everything You Need To Know About Eating Bugs Like Shailene Woodley

As this morning’s gossip columns and this fine site are abuzz about, Shailene Woodley talked about eating bugs and called them “the future of food.” 357 more words

GammaSquad

Buying edible mealworms

As the farm isn’t running yet, (and when it is it’ll be a while before harvesting) I’ve been looking at buying some edible mealworms for others to try as there’s a lot of interest when I start telling people about my project. 112 more words

Mealworms