Maine's edible bugs

Happy Memories

Going camping makes you feel closer to the people you’ve met. That’s because the emotional feelings campers experience around a camp fire, on long
hikes, while exploring or watching a sun set.

Gordon called grasshoppers "one of the tastiest bugs" He grills grasshoppers marinated in mustard and olive oil.

Ants are another abundant edible insect. Broadbent claimed fine dining places experimenting with insects favour ants.

Camping
Improves The 

Compared to 59% of non-campers, 79% of
campers feel satisfied with the quality of their life.
They feel more balanced, optimistic, energized and
just happier.

June bugs are another easy-to-harvest food insect. In 2008, Andrew Zimmern ate roasted June bugs on his Travel channel show "Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern."

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June bugs are another easy-to-harvest food insect. In 2008, Andrew Zimmern ate roasted June bugs on his Travel channel show "Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern."

               Health
At All Ages

83% of +75 year-olds who like to camp reckon they
feel especially active for their age. That's compared
to only 66% of non campers of the
same age. 

Camping Helps 

Bring People Together

Alyokhin ate fried green tomato hornworms. Broadbent suggested boiling and slicing them for salads. Gordon stir-fries defrosted tomato hornworms.

Shellfish-allergic people should not consume bugs. Shellfish allergies are induced by tropomyosin, a protein also found in insects.

Campers Feel
Like They Can

83% of +75 year-olds who like to camp reckon they
feel especially active for their age. That's compared
to only 66% of non campers of the
same age. 

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