Brooklyn is Hosting NYC's First Food Festival Dedicated to Edible Insects This Weekend

Coming to three venues in Greenpoint and Williamsburg this Labor Day weekend, the Brooklyn Bug Festival is the first of its kind to come to New York City. Ticket-holders will get gourmet tastings featuring ants, crickets, worms and other edible insects, along with cooking demonstrations, talks with gourmet chefs and more.

Does the idea of eating bugs interest you? Does it make your skin crawl? Do you know that the United Nations recommends edible insects as a sustainable source of protein for the burgeoning population? Learn more about entomophagy from industry leaders and gain a cultural understanding and point of view from artists and visionaries who will be joining our presentations and workshops. We have a great lineup of presenters, cooking demos, cocktail socials, an outdoor market, and even a VIP Bug Banquet featuring David George Gordon.

Tickets range from FREE to $199, depending on the level of access and interaction you want. Head over to Brooklyn Bugs for more details.

Matt Coneybeare

Matt Coneybeare

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's with his partner and son. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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