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Buzzworthy: A new blog series on edible insects, agricultural development and food security

Have you heard the buzz about entomophagy, the practice of eating insects? It’s more common than you might think. Two billion people around the world consume insects as a regular part of their diet. 275 more words


The joint is jumping!

We’ve had a busy couple of weeks at Planet Grub…after a much-needed vacation camping in the Adirondacks, we started working on new flavors and perfecting some recipes. 118 more words


Invasion of the Crickets - Yummy Ones!

Planet Grub made its debut at the Troy Waterfront Farmer’s Market! We’ve partnered up with our friends at Thunder Mountain Curry and are serving our Sriracha Ginger Lime Crickets as an optional topping for their made-to-order Pad Thai or on their own, and selling our CrickaBark, Crickatoffee, and CrickaBrittle in 10g bags – a perfect size for a tasty treat. 61 more words


Why Not Bugs?

About a month ago Mike G. and I sat at my kitchen table, munching absentmindedly on some roasted chickpeas I had recently found in our local grocery store. 343 more words


Jimini's - Cricket Nutrition

The whole world eat insects. Even you ! Without knowing, we consume bugs, worms and their eggs. The more processed food we eat, the higher the chance is, that something sneaked into our bread, apple-tart or green smoothie. 942 more words

Meal Worm Fried Rice

So now that you are semi familiar with insects as a food source, you are probably beginning to wonder how exactly you are meant to introduce insects into your daily diet. 328 more words


They are the new super food. . . but why? - The health benefits of eating insects

Setting aside the environmental benefits of farming and eating insects… Today I think we should discuss the health and nutritional benefits of incorporating insects into your daily diet!  361 more words