Skye Blackburn is a worldwide pioneer in the production and development of insects as a sustainable food source. She runs Australia’s only edible insect farm, in Western Sydney. In the What To Eat program, she introduces us to their incredible nutrient profile and demonstrates clever ways to cook with them.
Skye Blackburn: Biography
Skye is the founder of The Edible Bug Shop is an Entomologist and Food Scientist who has always had a passion for creepy crawlies.
In 2007 she started her own business breeding butterflies for weddings. But later that year, after visiting farms in Thailand that specialise in the production of edible insects, Skye decided to return home and start Australia’s first edible insect farm.
Skye now runs Australia’s only edible insect farm, which is located in Western Sydney. She has designed a range of healthy and sustainable foods that use insects as a superfood ingredient.
Skye is a worldwide pioneer in the production and development of edible insects as food. She hopes to see edible insects on the supermarket shelves as a sustainable source of food in the near future.
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