Eating insects is well-established in Africa, Asia and Australia. But entrepreneurs, including those in the Great Lakes region, are gearing up for its expansion in North America. The protein source could be key to feeding a rising global population if it becomes as acceptable as eating sushi.
They published a white paper Thursday urging continuation of the multi-million dollar Great Lakes Restoration Initiative and to put it on a five-year rather than annual renewal.
Much of the funding will support rain gardens and other green infrastructure.
It targets lunchroom waste and school supplies.