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Upcoming Events 2017



Brooklyn Bugs Festival, September 1-2 in NYC

We’re super excited that friends and supporters like Bugible, Entomo Farms, Aketta, Seek Food, Merci Mercado, One Hop Kitchen and more will be joining us for this Labor Day weekend in New York City, with super-cool special guests Paul Miller aka DJ Spooky and Chef Mathew Peters. We hope to see you there!!!

Monarch Butterfly and Pollinator Festival – October 19-22, San Antonio TX

Entomology 2017, Entomological Society of America Annual Conference – November 5-8, Denver CO


Earlier Events 2017

BodyHax Convention, BDYHX – January 28-29, Austin TX

MSU 29th Annual Bug Buffet – February 25, Bozeman MT

Entomological Society of America SW Branch Annual Conference – April 9-13, Austin TX

Earth Day TX – April 22, Dallas TX

Earth Day Austin – April 22, Austin TX

Edible Insects Cooking Class at in.gredients – May 6, Austin TX

Austin Mini Maker Faire – May  13, Austin TX

31st Annual Bug Fair, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles – May 20-21, Los Angeles CA

Hill Elementary Eco Showcase – May 23, Austin TX

Summer Camp at Green Gate Farms – June 7 & June 29, Austin TX

Cub Scouts Day Camp “Bug Hunters” – June 6, Austin TX

10th Annual Austin Bug (Eating) Festival, in.gredients (#ATXBugFest) – June 10, 4-8pm, Austin TX – (tickets)

Slow Food Nations – July 14-16, Denver CO

Earlier Events 2016

Educational Workshop with The Magellan International School – March 23, Austin TX

Earth Day Texas – April 22-24, Dallas TX (Booth 7257)

Sustainable Food Center’s 9th Annual Farm to Plate – May 11, Austin TX (We hear #edibleinsects may be on the menu!)

30th Annual Bug Fair – May 21-22, Los Angeles (The Bug Chef and NOLA’s Insectarium’s Zach Leman will be holding an Entomophagy Cook-off!)

Eating Insects Detroit – May 26-28, Detroit MI (First USA conference specifically on Insects for Food and Feed!)

9th Annual Austin Bug (Eating) Festival at in.gredients – June 4, Austin TX (Insect product sampling, insect cooking demonstrations, prize-raffle, entomophagy documentary and educational film screenings, kids activities and more!)

Crux Critter Night at Crux Climbing Center – July 7, 6:30-9:30pm, Austin TX

9th Annual Austin Bug (Eating) Festival: Part II, at in.gredients – July 13, 5-9pm Austin TX (Insect product sampling, insect cooking demonstrations, entomophagy themed raffle, bug-caricature portraits, kids activities and more!)

Denver County Fair – July 29-31, Denver CO (sampling edible insects at DCF for the third year in a row, including insects on the DCF breakfast buffet and the third annual Blue Ribbon Cricket Eating Contest)

Entomophagy 101 Class at Natural Gardener – August 20, Austin TX

Victoria County Master Gardener Association Fall Symposium – September 17, Victoria TX

Austin Diaper Bank Donation Drive – September 22, Austin TX

Slow Food’s  Salone Del Gusto & Terra Madre – September 22-25, Turin Italy
Join us Friday at the Slow Food USA Booth, and Saturday at Slow Food Youth Network’s “99 Problems” SFYN Tank. Don’t miss the insect dinner with Addento on Sunday night

International Congress of Entomologists – September 25-30, Orlando FL

Houston Insect Fair at Houston Museum of Natural Science – October 22, Houston TX

World Edible Insect Day – October 23, Worldwide!

  • Austin TX – Fundraising kickoff event at Urban Co-Lab
  • Los Angeles – Bugible Wine & Edible Insects pairing with V Wine Room
  • Denver CO – Rocky Mountain Micro Ranch and Lithic

Bugible Wine & Edible Insects pairing with V Wine Room – October 26, Los Angeles CA

A&M AgriLife Extension & San Antonio 4H “Insecta Fiesta” at Blue Star Brewing Company – November 3, San Antonio

Girls Empowerment Network, We Are Girls Conference – November 5, Austin TX

#GivingTuesday – November 29, Worldwide!

  • #Donate #GivingTuesday fundraiser – Austin TX



Know of an event that would be a great fit for Little Herds? Hosting an event and want to make it truly memorable? Let us know at LittleHerds (at) gmail (dot) com, we’d love to see if we can be involved!


Past Events – coming soon!