Celebrating Wine With Light
Light Towers is a sensational and stunning new exhibit at Sensorio in Central Coast, California combining tourism with agriculture. The light towers were created by internationally acclaimed artist Bruce Munro to celebrate Paso Robles’ extensive wine country environs. These breathtaking and magnificent colorful 6‑foot-tall towers are composed of more than 17,000 wine bottles, illuminated with glowing optic fibers whose colors morph to a moving musical score.
Deck the Halls With Plantable Wrapping Paper
Plantable wrapping paper eliminates gift wrap waste. BEAF, a UK innovation agency literally seeds Eden's Paper that grow vegetables, fruits and herbs and flowers. The Eden brand is currently offering the paper in nine varieties: Sunflowers, English Wildflowers, Onions, Carrots, Tomatoes, Beetroot, Bell Peppers, Gem Lettuce and Broccoli. The gift wrap looks as good as it tastes.
Urban Ranching: Turning Mushrooms into "Meati" proteins
Want a protein that looks like cuts of steak or chicken but is actually made from the root portion of mushrooms?
When developed at scale, Meati, a Boulder start-up that recently won $50 million in funding says its plants will produce the equivalent of 4,500 cows every 24 hours and use less than one percent of the water and land required for traditional animal meat production, according to a news release from the company.
Meati dubbed the “Urban Ranch,” will have the capacity to produce millions of pounds of Meati that will feed populations potentially across the globe.