2015 National Geographic emerging explorer, Caleb Harper has taken the forefront of futuristic farming as the leader of a diverse group of engineers, architects, and scientists in the exploration and development of future food systems.
As the climate changes and water becomes scarce in many parts of the world, growing enough food to feed a growing population will be a challenge. Harper is working to solve this problem by using technology to re-envision the way we grow our food and move farms into our cities.
Join Harper in imagining a world in which food can be farmed from anywhere via a personal food computer, and your plants can send you a tweet when you’re away to tell you how they’re doing.
KCPW is pleased to again be the media partner for this year’s Natural History Museum of Utah Lecture Series. This year, the series turns its focus to a topic that has deep implications for human and environmental well being: food. Caleb Harper’s lecture was recorded live at the Natural History Museaum of Utah on Tuesday, February 21, 2017. The full recording is below.
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