Copywriter for BUGSfeed
Jen is a writer and campaigner. Originally from the Shetland Islands, she now lives in Glasgow. Jen previously worked for UK-wide campaign organisation 38 Degrees as their first Scotland-based staff member, mobilising thousands of members around trade deal ‘TTIP’, shale gas exploration, and defence of public spaces. She also writes freelance for a variety of publications including Bella Caledonia, The National, The Ecologist and others. Jen does the majority of the writing for BUGSfeed.
Jen Stout's activity on BUGSfeed
Jen Stout published Insect City Utopia: Inside the 'Cricket Reactor' in Find them where you are 2016-10-23 09:54:16 +0200
Jakub Dzamba did not stop at a consumer-friendly countertop farm, but has imagined whole urban landscapes that have the mass production of edible insects built in to their fabric, with heat, warmth, waste and sustainability all addressed. As is often the case with new design and architecture, it's feels simultaneously like far-fetched science fiction, and something that's just around the corner. More →
- Jen Stout published Crispy Thai Chili Maeng Da (and a cold beer) in Prepare and cook them
Jen Stout published Herding grasshoppers in Find them where you are
‘As difficult as herding cats’, the saying goes – well, try herding grasshoppers. Not only can these guys jump the bug-equivalent of several football fields, but they can actually fly too. Nevertheless, the idea of farming them like a domesticated food source is actually taking off. More →
- Jen Stout published How to dry-roast mealworms in Prepare and cook them
Jen Stout published Cooking cockhafer with old-timey Europeans in Prepare and cook them
Whilst entomophagy is making its entry on the European scene these days as a new and modern food fad, eating insects was actually not unusual in most of Central Europe back in the days. Specifically the cockchafer was quite popular. But how did the Europeans cook it then, you ask? Here are some suggestions from France. More →
- Jen Stout published The latest kitchen gadget: endless protein supply in Find them where you are
- Jen Stout published What can trump disgust? in Is it disgusting?
- Jen Stout published Saucy bugs from Thailand in Find them where you are
- Jen Stout published Bee-LT Sandwich in Prepare and cook them
- Jen Stout published Honey’s boring - here’s how to cook with bee larvae! in Prepare and cook them
- Jen Stout published Urban Beekeepers of Copenhagen in Find them where you are
Jen Stout published Quiche Lorraine avec Ver de Terre in Prepare and cook them 2016-09-03 17:17:59 +0200
Jen Stout published Ban them or boost them? The EU's struggle with edible insects in Could it be illegal?
Is it legal to sell edible insects in the EU? How come I can buy edible insects in some EU countries? Is it safe if the regulations aren’t in place yet? More →
Jen Stout published Nothing special about insects – most animal products are 'disgusting' in Is it disgusting?
Paul Rozin, expert on disgust, reminds us that insects aren’t alone – why do we think 99% of animals are too disgusting to eat? More →
- Jen Stout published Palm Weevil in Know your bugs
- Jen Stout published Termite in Know your bugs
- Jen Stout published Mealworm in Know your bugs
- Jen Stout published Cricket in Know your bugs
Bug of the Week (22)
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