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Crickets on the menu at Ontario insect farm

10/21/2014 07:46 EDT | Updated 12/21/2014 05:59 EST
An unusual farm outside of Toronto is touting the nutritional value of insects. Darren Goldin of Next Millennium Farms in Campbellford, Ont, started breeding crickets for reptile feed -- and then he learned they're good for people too. He's since bred about 30 million of them. 

Insects are relatively common food elsewhere in the world and, according to a recent UN report could be the answer to food sustainability. 

At Millennium Farms they're baked at low heat for two hours and then ground into flour. 

"It takes a change in mind for westerners to think of this as food," said Goldin. 

But, he adds, "I haven't had one person who said 'Eww gross.'"

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