1538 Entomophagy in American higher education

Wednesday, December 15, 2010: 2:50 PM
Town & Country (Town and Country Hotel and Convention Center)
Marianne Shockley , Department of Entomology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
The fact that many educators in the field of Entomology serve edible insects to their students and in their communities is a wonderful aspect of our discipline. Yet it raises several further questions, among them: what are our goals with such an activity? Is Entomophagy linked to the curriculum or simply community service? Are there significant and serious issues or challenges to its inclusion in the classroom? And if we grant that Entomophagy represents such potential for food production, why are we doing only this?

doi: 10.1603/ICE.2016.47671