Brooklyn Bugs 2017 featured fifteen edible insect experts and proponents speaking on a range of relevant topics. They represent a diversity of backgrounds, expertise, and involvement with the field. The following is the seventh in a series of topic-specific articles woven from the threads that ran through their individual talks. The Edible Insect Experts on… the reasons to eat insects.

There are numerous reasons to incorporate insects into our diets. So many that they had to be split into two separate articles (Reasons: Part 1 and Part 2). But despite the plethora of positives, insect cuisine isn’t mainstream. Yet.


Entomo Central

Justin Butner - Little Herds & Brooklyn Bugs Media Correspondent. Eating Insects Athens 2018 event organizer. Insect Agriculture Cheerleader.

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