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Pestaurant at Northeast PA Home Showcase

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Are you going to the Northeast PA Home Showcase at the Mohegan Sun Hotel and Convention Center, Route 315, Plains Township between March 4th and the 6th???

if you are you have the chance to sample more than just home improvement advice by visiting the “Pestraurant” stand and perhaps taste some of the items that they have including crickets, mealy worms along with lollipops with ants inside them.

The Pestaurant will also be running a charity cricket eating contest where people can see how many crickets they can eat in an bid to raise local awareness of hunger issues.

“In the contest we’ll have regular, unflavoured crickets,” Wes Rost a representative of Ehrlich, “your local pest control expert,” which is a major sponsor of the Home Showcase said. “For people who are not quite that adventuresome, we’ll have some flavoured ones.”

Tickets for the event are $5.00

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Grow mealworms at home

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Throw away your vegetable waste caddy, there’s a new way to recycle the kitchen scraps into food in the kitchen..The Hive from Livinfarms.

It’s not cheap at around $600 but you could turn those kitchen scraps and some oats into mealworms (up to 500g every week). The Austrian firm started by Katharina Unger and Julia Kaisinger was funded through kickstarter and due to ship in 2016. Read more in the article in Good