Karen Hatcher, Executive Director and Hannah Bissex, Farm to Fork Coordinator from The Cornucopia Project with join Erick Olsen of Analog Devices and Francis Gouillart from ripe.io to discuss their recent collaboration on the Tomato Project, an intersection of agriculture, technology and its role in the future of the local food economy.
The public is increasingly interested in purchasing locally produced produce. But can this trend scale, and can both farmers and consumers benefit? We will hear from a team that is working with farmers, markets and restaurants to make the food supply chain more efficient. What will evolving new technologies mean for the future of food?
The seminar will include a one hour panel discussion followed by Q&A. Attendees are welcome to stay for refreshments afterwards.
About the Masterclass Series: Masterclasses are designed to support new entrepreneurs by connecting them to their most important resource - other entrepreneurs. They tell the stories about what has worked in our region, and the pitfalls that must be overcome. They are an opportunity to learn, share, and meet the talented people that are helping to shape our region's future.