Recent innovations will make food healthier, more delicious, and sustainable. Hassan Amin uses crop-monitoring drones on his pistachio and almond farm, noticing changes over time.
The farmer can download information data daily to notice problem areas. Drones help them make more informed about their crops.
During the 20th Century, scientists studied individual molecules in food. Individuals house trillions of micro-organisms. The American Gut Project maps human microbiomes.
Fermented foods can help treat diseases by manipulating microbiomes in the stomach. Michael Pollen demonstrates how to make sauerkraut.
Monica Martinez sells insects as an alternative source of protein.
Martinez hopes that edible insects can be sold in supermarkets within five years. Food Incubators provide opportunities and access to resources for food entrepreneurs.
Credits: The Future of Food, Episode 7
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A new breed of passionate farmers, chefs and scientists are revamping the American food system. Combining people’s passions and technological ingenuity, visit tech-savvy growers flying crop-monitoring drones in California’s central valley. We step into CU Boulder’s lab to map the human microbiome with visionary food journalist, Michael Pollan.
Length: 25 minutes
Copyright date: ©2014
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