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All campus events (including Division of Extension sponsored events outside of Dane County) are canceled through June 30, with limited exceptions to be granted by deans or vice chancellors. Even if an event is not yet labeled as canceled, it's likely to be canceled, postponed or modified to online only, from now through June 30. Please check with organizers before attending.

Weston Roundtable

Let them eat bugs! Insects and the Quest for Sustainable Protein. - Valerie Stull

Event Details

Thursday, April 5, 2018
4:15-5:15 p.m.
Entomophagy – the practice of consuming insects – has been touted as one means to address food insecurity. Minilivestock production could supply edible insects, but acceptability and feasibility across contexts requires further evaluation. The Mission to Improve Global Health Through Insects (MIGHTi) is researching the social, environmental, and health implications of minilivestock.