Four Grasses

Two local guys, Charles Wilson and Omar Ellis, just launched a cricket flour business.

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Not this kind. Photo source: ardanea

Knowing me (see recent post about the benefits of entomophagy), my husband pre-empted discussion of the matter. In short, if cricket flour appears in our cookies, there will be trouble.

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Marital bliss takes priority.

Still.

We westerners are dependent on four grasses: wheat, corn, rice and millet. If even one of those four species, is wiped out, despite our best efforts to fertilize, water and inoculate, what happens?

Would you eat crickets?

If you try Peruvian chocolate cricket flour, I’ll try it. You first.

 

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