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The practice of eating insects for food is called entomophagy and is fairly common in many parts of the world, with the exceptions of Europe and North America (though bugs are apparently a favorite with the television show "Fear Factor").

from the Guardian

Alys Fowler and the Urban Pollinators Project - in pictures

Alys Fowler pictured in her garden, which she has planted to provide as much food as possible for pollinating insects. Our native pollinator...

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from Country Living

A Potager Garden

Underplanting: great way to lure more pollinators to the veggie garden, cut down on weeds & use for cooking. Chamomiles, thymes, sweet woodruff, and ground creepers are excellent choices. http://www.countryliving.com/outdoor/gardening/potager-garden-0407

Insects are not widely consumed in Europe - but Belgium and the Netherlands have allowed their sale on a national level whereas Luxembourg prohibits sale of edible insects