It is estimated that the world population will be 9 billion people by 2050 from the current 7.8 billion people which will probably stretch the planet ability to offer sufficient food supply of our staple food such as beef, chicken, vegetables, and fish from the available agro-ecosystem, this implies we need to look for alternative sources. There is a scarcity of the important resources such as land, drinkable water, forest, fisheries, and biodiversity making food shortage in the future unavoidable, therefore, adapting new source of food supply such as eating insects will be key in averting such calamity, this is good because you will have less impact on the environment and you will be playing a vital role in promoting sustainable development that we need to be advocating for know. This article, therefore, gives you some insight that you can use especially if you are considering starting eating insects.
For your first time, you can consider ordering a freshly prepared insect food from a reliable restaurant, although ordering fresh insects from reputable insect suppliers is the best option you might find it difficult to prepare the life bugs and it might give you band experience, if you can someone else who is into insect foods make sure is around to give you courage and motivation.
Now you are good at eating insects? They no longer give you chills? Well order live insects from a licensed insect supplier, first, confirm how the insects are raised because when you eat insect you consume everything they have eaten and you, therefore, need to buy from suppliers who are reliable and only supply well-farmed insects, before embarking on cooking the insects make sure you read insect cooking book or watch online tutorials and explore as many cooking possibilities as you can.
The next step after getting experience with interacting with live insects is to start farming them at your home, raising insect is cheap and easy, they take up a small space such as a box, they reproduce quickly, and managing them is not demanding as it would to farm chicken or fish. Make sure you do a bit of research about the insects you want to start raising you can learn about this online or visiting an insect farm near you and familiarize yourself with some things about insects such as breeding cycles, how to feed them among other things that will help your insect farm grow. With this knowledge, you are ready to start insect farm and if you won’t take it a step further you can enlarge your farming and become an insect supplier.