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Bugs for Dinner: Big Cricket Farms Find Niche in Edible Insect Farming

April 16, 2015 | Rose Egelhoff

Kevin Bachhuber. Courtesy of Big Cricket Farms

Rich in protein and requiring relatively few resources to raise, the United Nations says insects should be on our plates.

Though bugs make up part of a healthy, diverse diet in many non-Western cultures, Americans and Europeans generally consider eating insects to be disgusting, even ‘primitive.’ But a growing movement by edible insect enthusiasts like Kevin Bachhuber is looking to change this perception.

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