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How is technology changing what and how we eat? From inside one of the world’s most famous kitchens to a lab that edits plant genes, the first season of Edible Brooklyn’s “In the Field” explores the rapidly evolving intersection of food and technology—two constants of everyday life. We investigate the tech behind the food we eat, the tech that doesn’t belong in our dinner and the tech that doesn’t exist yet—but should. Get inspired to invent, to plant, to cook and to stay informed. Edible Brooklyn celebrates the people and ideas who make our local food communities more sustainable, equitable, nutritious and delicious and is a member of the Edible Communities network.

How is technology changing what and how we eat? From inside one of the world’s most famous kitchens to a lab that edits plant genes, the first season of Edible Brooklyn’s “In the Field” explores the rapidly evolving intersection of food and technology—two constants of everyday life. We investigate the tech behind the food we eat, the tech that doesn’t belong in our dinner and the tech that doesn’t exist yet—but should. Get inspired to invent, to plant, to cook and to stay informed. Edible Brooklyn celebrates the people and ideas who make our local food communities more sustainable, equitable, nutritious and delicious and is a member of the Edible Communities network.
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How is technology changing what and how we eat? From inside one of the world’s most famous kitchens to a lab that edits plant genes, the first season of Edible Brooklyn’s “In the Field” explores the rapidly evolving intersection of food and technology—two constants of everyday life. We investigate the tech behind the food we eat, the tech that doesn’t belong in our dinner and the tech that doesn’t exist yet—but should. Get inspired to invent, to plant, to cook and to stay informed. Edible Brooklyn celebrates the people and ideas who make our local food communities more sustainable, equitable, nutritious and delicious and is a member of the Edible Communities network.

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English


Episodes

Can Indoor Agriculture Really Transform Local Food?

12/14/2018
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Earlier this year, our writer Rene Ebersole partnered with the Food and Environment Reporting Network to report on New York's growing indoor agriculture industry. Some-not-all of these businesses profess that they're posed to revolutionize local food, but as Rene found, that future's not so clear. We take a look inside Gotham Greens' rooftop farm and Farm.One's jungle-like basement. We also nerd out over some truly special plants and poke a few holes in the common...

Duration:00:32:33

The World Has Enough Food to Feed Everyone—But We're Wasting It

11/30/2018
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We sit down with Bon Appétit's Brad Leone and Food Tank president Danielle Nierenberg to wrap our heads around the gargantuan global food waste problem while also learning some tips for how we can think about “waste” at home. We talk about the theater of grocery store abundance, freezers and why it’s naive to think we can just hack our way out of this problem. If you ask Brad, even just knife skills are a good start. Find the show notes at ediblebrooklyn.com/podcast

Duration:00:26:48

How Tech at Blue Hill and Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture Enhance the Human Element

11/16/2018
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For our debut episode, we go to Blue Hill and Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture to learn how they view tech and innovation as ways to bring us closer to our food. We talk shop and taste surprising peppers with Stone Barns farm director Jack Algiere before going behind the scenes at Blue Hill with David Barber: Blue Hill co-owner, founder of Almanac Insights and chef Dan’s brother. Find the show notes at: ediblebrooklyn.com/podcast Like the show? We’d be so grateful if you could...

Duration:00:30:40

A Preview

10/30/2018
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The first season of In the Field explores where food and technology meet. Join our host, Edible Brooklyn editor-in-chief Ariel Lauren Wilson, as we go inside Blue Hill restaurant and Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture—two beacons of sustainable food—to discover how they harness tech both in the dining room and on the farm. Learn why almost one-third of all the world’s food goes to waste from Food Tank’s Danielle Nierenberg, and find out what you can do about it at home with Bon...

Duration:00:02:45