Danielle Gould is creating food solutions through technology with Food and Tech Connect. On this HRN Community Session, Mariana Cotlear, who is helping Danielle produce the upcoming Hack//Meat event, sits down with Danielle to talk about the roots of her organization. How was Danielle inspired by the tech community’s ‘hack-a-thons’, and how have these events influenced the world of sustainable food? Hear about the upcoming Hack//Meat event, and how it hopes to connect people to their food, and create better processes for consumers and producers. Later, Stephen McDonnell, CEO of Applegate, calls in to talk about the importance of revolutionizing the meat industry to better public health, and how Hack//Meat is bettering his industry. This program has been sponsored by Tekserve. Thanks to The California Honeydrops for today’s music.

“In order to alter the center of the plate, which ultimately controls the diet, we’re going to need lots of help and lots of solution sets.” [22:10]

Stephen McDonnell, CEO of Applegate