Entomophagy is the practice of eating insects. From an anthropological perspective, entomophagy can be studied cross-culturally as well as evolutionarily, both contributing to the understanding of an underutilized source of energy and nutrients.
Edible insects conference coming to Detroit in 2016! More information can be found at the conference website here.
Calling all field researchers! Do you have evidence of entomophagy at your site? Know someone else who does? Make sure to check out the survey, report your observations and contribute to the building of a standardized insects-as-food database.
Have you ever tried insects as food? Tell me about it! Contact me here and check out other people's stories here.