Eating Insects for Sustainability

 By 2050 Earth will be home to 9 billion people. How will we feed them all?  A 2013 report by the UN has suggested  we follow the lead of many non-Western societies around the world and consume insects in order to meet our population's ever-growing protein needs.  Learn how sustainable insect farming  can reduce land clearing, slash greenhouse gas emissions and reduce food waste.

mealworm spaghetti stir fried crickets

See displays of insect cuisine such as mealworm spaghetti, stir-fried crickets and grasshopper tacos.  Students can even have the opportunity to make and eat their own chocolate covered mealworm and sample some delicious chocolate chip cookies made from protein-rich mealworm flour.

A great workshop for social or environmental studies.

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