Other quick snaps from the Insect Conference

Some chapulines (grasshoppers), often eaten in Mexico

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Part of Jakub’s (Third Millennium Farming) fantastic cricket farm.

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I really want one of these!

 

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We took a trip to Vivara, a company who sells insects for wild bird food.

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It’s nice to know that there are lots of uses for insects! Image

 

We also took a trip to the Feed Design Lab, where they are working on using insect protein for animal feed. This was definitely an eye opener for someone like me, who has no experience in mainstream agriculture and has never been inside a manufacturing plant!

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