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ArtZeum: How Eating Bugs Can Save The World!
July 27, 2019 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PMFREE
en·to·moph·a·gy /ˌen(t)əˈmäfəjē/ noun
The practice of eating insects, especially by people.
Join us for a FREE informative session and learn all about edible insects… and maybe even try some sample foods!
As a world leader in the field of entomophagy, Dr. Aaron Dossey recently published a comprehensive reference book, Insects As Sustainable Food Ingredients, covering all aspects of insects as food (historic and current) and the emerging insect-based food industry. He’s also the President and founder of All Things Bugs, dedicated to developing sustainable eco-friendly technologies from insects in order to improve food security and health. Utilizing this research they produce Griopro, a high-quality culinary cricket powder, available on the retail market today.
Dr. Aaron T. Dossey is a life-long, self-taught Entomologist and nature enthusiast. He received his B.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Oklahoma State University in 2001, with minors in Chemistry and Mathematics. He graduated with his Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the University of Florida’s College of Medicine in 2006.
Dr. Dossey, an avid nature and insect photographer, has reared over 50 different species of insects. He also founded the non-profit Invertebrate Studies Institute, dedicated to insect and invertebrate education and outreach. His mission is to establish a world-class insect zoo and insect chemistry and behavior research laboratory.
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