- Vendor Reception (OPEN TO PUBLIC)Aug 14, 2018, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PMUniversity of Georgia Center for Continu, 1197 S Lumpkin St, Athens, GA 30602, USAExperience insects up close! This interactive portion event will allow participants to learn about the history of eating insects, taste insect dishes, and see a variety of exotic insect species up close. Learn about the work being done by UGA with honey bees and with innovative food start-ups.
- The Buzz: An Evening of Insect Cuisine (TICKET REQUIRED)Aug 13, 2018, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PMThe State Botanical Garden of Georgia, 2450 S Milledge Ave, Athens, GA 30605, USAPlease join us at the end of the first day of the Eating Insects Athens Conference in the beautiful State Botanical Garden of Georgia as we prepare eight tasting dishes for your gastronomical pleasure.
- Creature Comforts Insect Curiosity Corner & Family Film Festival at Cine (FREE & OPEN TO PUBLIC)Aug 12, 2018, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PMCreature Comforts Downtown Taproom and B, 271 W Hancock Ave, Athens, GA 30601, USAKick off the conference with a family-friendly afternoon event in downtown Athens. Local partner and sponsor Creature Comforts will host insect-themed games as well as food and drinks featuring edible (and drinkable) insects. Across the street, Cine will host a FREE screening of The Bee Movie.