Announcing an Exciting Partnership with the Firehouse Center for the Arts!
Begins Sunday, February 25 with BUGS
6 PM Reception
(with complimentary cheese, wine and “special snacks”)
7 PM Screening
8:30 PM Post-Film Panel Discussion
(Q&A with Peter Markoe, co-founder of Coalo Valley Farms, a micro-farm startup specializing in sustainable production and cruelty-free processing of premium cricket protein & Emily Kanter, co-owner of Cambridge Naturals which carries Chirps Chips, snacks made from cricket flour.)
Door Prizes Too!
“BUGS is one of most compelling documentaries about food in the past few years.”
Have you eaten bugs? Would you eat bugs?? Some 2 BILLION people around the globe already eat bugs as a main source of protein. Are insects a mirror that reflects our broken food systems, or the silver bullet that will fix them?
For the past three years, a team from Copenhagen-based Nordic Food Lab, made up of chefs and researchers, has been travelling the world to learn what some of the two billion people who already eat insects have to say. In BUGS, film director Andreas Johnsen follows them as they forage, farm, cook and taste insects with communities in Europe, Australia, Mexico, Kenya, Japan and beyond. During their journey they encounter everything from revered termite queens and desert-delicacy honey ants to venomous giant hornets and long-horned grasshopper