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Fri, Mar 22



Mealworms as Sustainable Protein Workshop

NOW $25!!! Join Dr. Sarah Ku to learn about using mealworms as sustainable protein, concluding with a tasting of her homemade mealworm treats.

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Mealworms as Sustainable Protein Workshop
Mealworms as Sustainable Protein Workshop

Time & Location

Mar 22, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Chicago, 2870 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60618, USA

About the event

Join Dr. Sarah Ku, an expert in sustainable business models and enthusiast of entomophagy, for an insightful class at The Insect Asylum. Explore the broad topics of food insecurity, malnutrition, and food waste, along with an overview of edible insects and their benefits, including nutrition and sustainability. Delve into the basics of raising mealworms on a small scale and learn how to cook and eat them, while also addressing potential risks such as shellfish allergies. Conclude the class with a tasting of Dr. Ku's homemade mealworm brownies and brittle, experiencing firsthand the delicious potential of incorporating insects into our diets! 🦗🍫

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