Research Colloquia on the Future of Food.
This series provides a meeting place for stakeholders in a future food sector to explore and share work in a more detailed way. The first colloquium in the series was:
Eating Innovation: the art, culture, science and business of entomophagy Aug 26-28, 2014. Space For Life, Insectarium, Montreal.
Hosted by Alimentary Initiatives and the Future Food Salon Group in collaboration with Montreal’s Space for Life museums, this three day event was North America’s first international conference on edible insects.
In addition to plenary and break-out sessions, the conference featured four Knowledge Translation Avenues open to the general public.
• Discovery Gallery with art + sculpture and museum pieces to do with entomophagy
• Discovery Market featuring vendors from North and South America and Europe selling edible bug products
• Future Food Salon Montreal
•Big Bang Bug Banquet featuring a nine course sit-down meal featuring edible insects and no other meat products.