How to Get People to Try Insects for the First Time: A Tale of Birthday Bugs

How to Get People to Try Insects for the First Time: A Tale of Birthday Bugs

It's with a happy heart and an older soul that I write this particular post. It's a post of gratitude to my friends and family who gathered around last weekend for some birthday festivities. I asked them not to come bearing gifts, but an open mind instead. I asked them to try crickets with me for [...]

The Last Man on Earth: Crickets and the Media

The Last Man on Earth: Crickets and the Media

Cricket casserole... I thought it would be at least another few years before I saw dishes like that making appearances in popular shows like The Last Man on Earth (a Fox Comedy). But, alas, the episode aptly named "Crickets" (S2, Ep5) aired on October 25th. What went down? Last week ended with Todd happily entering [...]

Celebs, Insects, and Juicing – The Start of a Trend?

Celebs, Insects, and Juicing – The Start of a Trend?

A bit ago the news was been abuzz with Shailene Woodley's behind-the-scenes video (accompanying her new cover of Nylon magazine) where she predicted that the future of food is insects. She said, "I've eaten ants...and June bugs." It seems that celebrities are getting in on the insect-eating fun. The other day I came across an Instagram post [...]