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Reconnecting families to food

Reconnecting families to food

In a college class, we learned that mushrooms could grow on recycled coffee grounds. After watching hours of how-to videos and turning our fraternity kitchen into a big science experiment, we eventually decided to give up our corporate job offers to instead become full-time mushroom farmers. We have since introduced an easy to use aquaponic fish tank and a first of its kind breakfast cereal made out just three ingredients. What started as curiosity about urban farming has turned into a passion for “undoing food” and reconnecting families to it through fun, delicious and sustainable “ready to grow” and “ready to eat” products.

Nikhil Arora

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on a mission to reconnect families to food w/ Alex Velez & the Back to the Roots fam. Forbes 30 U 30 | Inc 30 U 30 | INC 500 | Pres. Obama's Champions of Change

Alejandro Velez

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