Montana State University will host its 28th annual Bug Buffet this Friday, February 26, "intended to help individuals overcome a psychological aversion to insects as a quality food source." Come join this FREE public event!

2016 MSU Bug Buffet - Friday, February 26 - Strand Union Building (Leigh Lounge) from noon - 4 pm

According to Montana State University Communications, MSU Catering will provide a specially developed gourmet menu for this free public event, including:

  • Herb Montana chevre with salty and sweet Galleria (Galleria mellonella is known as the greater wax moth or honeycomb moth.)
  • Larval latte with lemon sour cream,
  • Orzo cricket salad,
  • Mango cricket shakes
  • White chocolate chip Galleria cookies.

Florence Dunkel, a professor in the MSU College of Agriculture’s Department of Plant Sciences and Plant Pathology and an event organizer, said "we’re trying to bridge psychological and nutritional gaps."

The Bug Buffet will also feature a number of activities, including guessing games and interactive student exhibits. Canadian filmmaker Ian Toews will serve as a special guest and will speak at 12:15 and 2:15 pm.