Following a Swiss regulation which for the first time acknowledge products deriving from insects as food, and permit its trade and commercialization, Karim Notari and Laura have designed a feasibility study for an insect farm in Lugano. IN this presentation they introduce their "ENTOFARM" project, which houses spaces for farming and processing of insects products, and includes also educational areas introducing visitors to this new food.
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