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How and why Americans should adopt insect protein

Speaker: Chef Joseph Yoon, Edible Insect Advocate

Tuesday, Febrauy 18, 2020, 7-8:30 pm

Linder Theater, AMNH (West 77th Street entrance)

Please join Chef Joseph Yoon, founder of Brooklyn Bugs, for his special presentation entitled, “Why Americans Should Consider Eating Insect Protein,” at The New York Entomological Society’s February Meeting.  Learn why Chef Yoon believes that eating insects may actually help fight against the alarming decline of the global insect population.  Please attend this most informative lecture.


Brooklyn Bugs was founded in 2017 with a mission to raise awareness and appreciation for edible insects through delicious, creative, and educational programming.  Their outreach and advocacy has reached millions of households as they have been featured in everything from the New York Times, to the Smithsonian Channel, to Live with Kelly and Ryan, to National Public Radio, to the Boston Globe as they help explain why the UN endorses edible insects to address issues of food security and sustainability.

Please attend this most informative lecture.

Where:                Linder Theater, AMNH (West 77th Entrance)

Date:                   Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Time:                   7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Dinner:    Senn Thai Comfort Food, 452 Amsterdam Avenue, 9:00 p.m.

Society meetings are always open to the public with no admission charge.

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