Date(s) - 04/09/2019
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Learn how to grow materials compatible to the earth, and reduce the amount of plastic, with this overview of the development of mycelium materials. Followed by a “grow-it-yourself” workshop.
Ecovative Design LLC is a biomaterials company headquartered in Green Island, New York that provides sustainable alternatives to plastics and polystyrene foams for packaging, building materials and other applications by using mushroom technology.
“Packaging food with food to reduce waste” -New York Times
“Can mushrooms be that platform we build our future on?” –
“Bioengineered Bacon? The Entrepreneur behind mushroom-root packaging says his test version is tasty” -Forbes
“A startup that turns mushrooms into IKEA packaging has introduced a new platform that could change the way lab-grown meat is made” -Business Insider
“Wiping out polystyrene with fungus and farm waster” -Wired
Register for the workshop at: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfuv2Qc99YzCK0wNX2YfOR-GWyJDEZGyjhMF0squeTvqOETcA/viewform