Edible Education 101: Entrepreneurship, Food, and Technology with Megan Mokri, Kevin Brown, Vijay Karunamurthy, Naomi Starkman

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Published March 16, 2017 | Updated April 24, 2017
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The Edible Education 101 course was created in conjunction with the 40th anniversary celebration of Chez Panisse Restaurant and Café in Berkeley, California. Alice Waters, founder of Chez Panisse and the Edible Schoolyard Project, launched the course in partnership with University of California, Berkeley to bring edible education to the university level. The course, a unique hybrid public lecture series and for-credit class, has been offered to undergraduate students and members of the general public for four semesters since 2011.

The 2017 course was co-hosted by Will Rosenzweig, a Fellow at the Institute for Business and Social Impact at BerkeleyHaas, and Alice Waters.

Lecturers
  • Megan Mokri, CEO and Founder, BYTE Foods

Megan Mokri is founder and CEO at Byte, a company that uses RFID-enabled refrigerators to offer the most affordable fresh food solution for offices.

  • Kevin Brown, President, Co-Founder, Innit

As CEO and Co-founder of Innit, Kevin is responsible for all cloud infrastructure, mobile applications, and big data aspects of the business.

  • Vijay Karunamurthy, President, Co-Founder, NOM

NOM is an app for sharing live stories about food, cooking and creativity - bringing chefs together to share their unique tastes and passions, through live video and photos, on-the-spot cooking shows, and community-led inspiration.

  • Naomi Starkman , Founder, Civil Eats

Naomi Starkman is a Founder and the Editor-in-Chief of Civil Eats. She was a 2015-16 John S. Knight Journalism Fellow at Stanford and a founding board member of the Food & Environment Reporting Network.

Readings
  • "The Future of Food is Food" by Steve Case – Read Online
  • "How foodpreneurs are reinventing your kid's school lunch" by Will Rosenzweig – Read Online

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