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Bugs on Your Plate… Bugs in Your Teeth… Bug Appétit!

giant water bug

Mealworms and crickets and waterbugs, oh my!

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Saturday marked opening day for the Franklin Park Conservatory’s “Hungry Planet: Local Food, Global View” weekend exhibition. The exhibit was designed to encourage people to “explore local and global food culture through art and horticulture displays, children’s interactives and a full menu […]

“Entomology Inspires” at the USA Science and Engineering Festival

Insects make up the largest and most diverse group of organisms on the planet. They are a critical part of the global ecosystem as well as nearly every aspect of biotechnology from agriculture to biomedical science. Also, insects are one of the best tools for inspiring an interest in science and nature in children and […]

Mark Berman “Cooking with Bugs” At Franklin Park Conservatory

On Saturday, August 20th, I had the opportunity to check out another one of Mark Berman’s “Cooking with Bugs” programs. Mark was a feature presenter at the Franklin Park Conservatory during their opening weekend of the Healthy Planet: Local Food, Global View exhibit.

This time, Mark, an entomologist and educator at Bugman Educational Entoprises, […]