It's no secret that I am fascinated with how much our food supply has been altered over the last 50 - 75 years. Industrialized farming and agriculture has changed our connection to earth systems, infused chemicals and GMO's into our seeds and products, and been a nightmare for animal welfare, but where do we start? What can we do about it?
spoiler alert: I geeked out on this episode!
As a foodie, and a Founder building a FoodTech / HealthTech solution to start tackling these issues, I had an amazing conversation with Karl Gerstenberger - former celebrity chef who had earned his way through the ranks at some of the most prestigious restaurants in the San Francisco bay area, including the Gold Standard of farm-to-table gourmet cuisine: Chez Panisse. WOW!
We talk about what it was like to work with Alice Waters, why seasonal eating and co-op grocery store shopping is so important, and what we really think about petri dish meats.