"Insect larvae -- it's what's for dinner!" That may not be the most appetizing catchphrase you'll ever hear, but it sounds perfectly reasonable to Katharina Ungel, an Austrian industrial designer.
Ungel has dreamed up Farm 432, a kitchen appliance that lets people grow and harvest larvae.
She sees larvae as a low-impact alternative to meat production. Insects are an important protein source in some areas of the world, though that sounds a little strange to people in places where fast food restaurants and massive grocery stores are the norm. … Read more