Could insects be a part of your local diet?

Could insects be a part of your local diet?

By Kelsey Lee and Kiran Gill July 8th, 2014 Bold Magazine   Take a couple of grad students, toss in some crunchy insects, a dash of social media and a whole lot of intrigue and you’ve got yourself a culturally curious concoction waiting to start an interesting dialogue… in western cultures that is. In certain …

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Urban Farmer Sets His Sights on a New Venture: Crickets

Urban Farmer Sets His Sights on a New Venture: Crickets

Anne Glausser July 4, 2014 ideastream (Sounds of crickets in the “breeders tent”) I’m not in a forest. I’m not in a park. I’m not even outside. I’m here in an old rundown warehouse in Youngstown Ohio—the perfect place, says Kevin Bachhuber, to grow crickets. “So these are our babies. They’re actually hardening up right …

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Small, Noisy, Crawly and Delicious Crickets

Small, Noisy, Crawly and Delicious Crickets

Friday, June 20, 2014 By Dan O’Brien The Business Journal   YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Kevin Bachhuber unzips the vinyl panel of a large square tent and peels back the insulated fabric that reveals a Mylar-laced chamber. Inside are some really noisy inhabitants. These inhabitants are in plastic storage bins – the same ones you buy …

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Six legs tasty: First edible insect farm opens in US

Six legs tasty: First edible insect farm opens in US

23 May 2014 By Hal Hodson New Scientist A TWITCHING mass of European house crickets clings to a maze of meshed cardboard in a tent about the size of a minivan. They are inside their new home, an abandoned warehouse in Youngstown, Ohio, where they will prosper until being killed, ground into “flour” and baked …

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