Sections

Weather Forecast

Close
Advertisement
While not popular in the U.S., grasshoppers are eaten in many other countries. Edible insects are available in some ethnic markets in the Fargo-Moorhead area. Dave Wallis / The Forum

F-M markets offer edible insects

Email News Alerts

I ate a bug.

And you can, too.

The Lotus Blossom Asian market on Main Street in Fargo carries not only grasshoppers, but kai mod dang - otherwise known as red ant larvae - and silkworm moth pupae - "pupa" being a pre-adult stage in the life of the bug.

Advertisement

The idea of eating creepy-crawly insects may be hard for Americans to swallow (all puns intended), but in some other parts of the world, there's nothing strange about it.

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? https://secure.forumcomm.com/?publisher_ID=40&event=subscriber/lookup.

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at subscriberservices@forumcomm.com and we can help you.

Advertisement
Advertisement
randomness