Thursday, July 11, 2019

Bugs As A Sustainable Alternative To Meat

Nasty, but nutritious? Bugs as a Sustainable Alternative to Meat at the Bridgewater Public Library presented by Blake Dinius on July 23rd at 6:30 p.m.

Join Blake Dinius, Entomologist Extension Educator from the Plymouth County Extension Program.

-Nutritive comparison of insects’ vs our common food staples (beef, chicken, fish)

-Practical applications? Insects as feed for chickens? Insects as cheap protein source for malnourished communities?

-Around the world different cultures consume insects. Why do cultural barriers exist in the United States and Europe?

-What is the future economic outlook of eating insects? Is there money in this?

(Hint: Millions)

The event, which begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Bridgewater Public Library, is free and open to the public.

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