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“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”- Nelson Mandela

     Cultural Acceptance plays a large roll in eating insects! Jiminy Co. is  invited to talk at Beech Hill Elementary School about Entomophagy.  We are so excited to talk with the kids about eating bugs! It starts with the youth and if we can make it a cultural norm for them, then hopefully they will all be entomophagists in their future. ​     We stumbled upon this video a while back and thought it to be a great resource for educating children and adults alike. It touches on the benefits, history, relation to environment and entomophagy in other countries! Check it out!  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rDqXwUS402I

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When life gives you lemons...you eat crickets!

     A few years ago my sisters and I found ourselves pondering about life. Alex,  worked at her job for over 8 years, moved to Colorado for a new experience only to find herself back in Charleston working at the same job again. Gabby, graduated college, moved back to her home town in hopes to land a job in the public health sector only to find herself working the same job as Alex, now  going on 4 years. Vicky on the other hand was a little more free spirited and jumped around jobs finding the right fit, only to find herself broke.       As we all sat there on the beach with friends and the pups, we...

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