Who Eats the Grass? (It could be you!)
Historically, what has been the main grazer of native grasses in the grasslands of Santa Cruz county? Nope, not deer. Nor antelope. We’ll give you a hint – they’re all over the place: in our gardens, homes, cars, and maybe even on your children… Grasshoppers!
There are 46 species of grasshopper on the National Audubon Society’s Appleton-Whittell Research Ranch, many of which are edible. Convert those beautiful native grasses into delicious & nutritious meals. Here’s a link to help you find a recipe that works for your family