Was flipping through a copy of National Geographic the other day and came across one of their Future of Food/Food by the Numbers pieces (there have been several). This was quite interesting about how insects are essentially multi-purpose; used for both feed and food. They are used to feed cattle and in some places they (grasshoppers in particular) are a delicacy for humans! That’s in Uganda where they cost 40% more than a pound of beef. Will be interesting to see what happens in the US with this in the future.
Check out the video. National Geographic also has several other great pieces on various food topics Unfortunately I didn’t make it to the NatGeo museum before the exhibit closed to see all of this in person, but it received great reviews. If you live in DC, or visited the city, and made it to the museum, would love to hear what you thought about the exhibit.