Lepsis Terrarium for Growing Your Food … Bugs!

With the increase of world population, by the time we reach 2050, we probably need alternative food production. How bout insects? Lepsis is a concept terrarium that you can use to grow grasshoppers in an urban home. The designer believes that this is a practical solution to our food problem in the future. He has done a series of interview with a chef, an author, a social worker, a young couple, and an urban architect who have passion for food and local farming. These group of people have inspired him to see food as product, so … together with Entomophagy (the art of eating insects), the designer has offered us a viable alternative to our protein needs.

Designer : Mansour Ourasanah

Lepsis Terrarium for Growing Edible Bugs by Mansour Ourasanah

Lepsis Terrarium for Growing Edible Bugs by Mansour Ourasanah

This terrarium works as the vessel for you to manually grow, feed, and harvest the insects before turning them into food. Lepsis consists of 4 individual units which when assembled, they function as insect breeder and decoration kitchen product. I don’t know about you guys, but I’m not sure I like the idea of having live grasshoppers in my kitchen.

Lepsis Terrarium for Growing Edible Bugs by Mansour Ourasanah

Lepsis Terrarium for Growing Edible Bugs by Mansour Ourasanah

Lepsis Terrarium for Growing Edible Bugs by Mansour Ourasanah

Lepsis Terrarium for Growing Edible Bugs by Mansour Ourasanah

Lepsis Terrarium for Growing Edible Bugs by Mansour Ourasanah

Lepsis Terrarium for Growing Edible Bugs by Mansour Ourasanah

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nat says: June 20, 2013

Cool idea!!! I would like to have this little farm on my kitchen! For sure Lepsis will help us live our life healthy.







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