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May. 25, 2011

Bug Bytes - Eat It: The Argument for Entomophagy

by The Bug Chicks

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Entomophagy is a growing trend here in the U.S. but let’s face it – for the majority, the “ick” factor prevails. In this episode of Bug Bytes, we take a bite out of the main reason people aren’t cool with bugs as food and highlight some of the people working to change their minds. (original post Friday 2011)

Cool Links:

David George Gordon, The Bug Chef: http://davidgeorgegordon.com/
Daniella Martin: http://girlmeetsbug.com/
Rosanna Yau: http://minilivestock.org/]

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Kristie Reddick and Jessica Honaker are The Bug Chicks. They each have Masters Degrees in Entomology and love to teach people about insects and spiders.

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