People eat insects in different ways. Some do it without hesitation or fear, the journey of the insect from hand to mouth swift and lacking fanfare, their mastication matter-of-fact. Others need a bit more egging-on, only relenting with enough peer pressure and encouragement.
In March 2015, I attended the Annual Meeting of the Eastern Branch of the Entomological Society of America in Rehoboth, Delaware. One of the best parts was getting to learn about entomophagy, the eating of insects. It’s done all over the world for a variety of reasons, including necessity, sustainability, and novelty seeking.
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