My Life in a Backpack and the Benefits of Less Stuff
What you carry is an extension of who you are and what you are trying to accomplish. From a House, to a Car, to a Backpack For the past eight years, I’ve carefully limited my belongings to will fit in my car. If I had a sofa and dining room table I was emotional invested […]
The Day and the Life of Mr. Dom
Meet Mr. Dom, a Thai cricket farmer who shows us what the day and the life of your average insect farmer looks like.
Showed Up Just In Time for a Swim
A spontaneous trip 2 hours east of Bangkok, Thailand to Chachoengsao led me to a remote village of friendly elephants. I showed up just in time for a swim.
The Demand and Supply of Edible Insects
An interview with a insect agriculture researcher at Khon Kaen University to uncover what’s driving the demand of insect farming in Thailand and how it affects the supply chain.
A Platter of Thailand’s Finest
After completing my mission of finding an insect food cart in Chiang Mai, it’s finally time to expand my 6-legged palate.
The Hunt for Chiang Mai’s (Edible) Insects
When the friendly folks at the Siam Insect Museum denied my request to feast on their spider food (crickets), they at least pointed me in a direction where I might be able to sniff some out.
It’s Okay, They’re Only a Little Poisonous
Known to be a place for breeding, rearing and letting you play with insects and arachnids, the Siam Insect Museum in Chiang Mai was a perfect launchpad into my insect hunt in northern Thailand.
Papaya Cricket Salad with Pro Thai Chef, Momma Rose
When Thai Chef Momma Rose learned of my interest in eating insects she said, “Okay, tomorrow we go to market.”
Insects, Meet My Insides
I found myself in Thailand to eat some research concerning our six-legged friends. My first day was a success after I stumbled across this insect food cart with plenty of options.