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Salted ants. Ground crickets. Why you should try edible insects.
03/12/2022 01:53 PM | Click to read full article
Lisa Sanchez, a naturalist with the Lancaster County Department of Parks and Recreation, who has been teaching about entomophagy — the human consumption of insects for 25 years. Sanchez encourages people to eat insects, in part, to lighten environmental footprints. Farmed insects produce far less greenhouse gas and require much less land and water than conventional livestock. Already, 2 billion people eat insects, primarily in parts of Africa, Latin America, and Asia. The practice dates back millennia.