Fruit flies help Future Fields fuel sustainable growth
Future Fields co-founder and COO Jalene Anderson-Baron talks about building a company that uses fruit flies to more sustainably generate a key ingredient for life sciences R&D, while building a culture that is sustainable for its workers, too. Faaiza Ramji and Karen Unland also check in on some other cellular agriculture news.
Here are the relevant links for this episode:
- Future Fields
- Jalene Anderson-Baron
- Future Fields COO Wins Alberta Woman Entrepreneur of the Year
- New building at 11130 105 Ave.
- Future Fields won the award for best startup workplace at the 2022 YEG Startup Community Awards
- Future Fields CEO Matthew Anderson-Baron Cultivated meat as climate tech
- Episode 2 with Lejjy Gafour at New Harvest 2022
- Episode 21 with Ryan Tucker of G2V Optics
- Feb. 26, 2021: Local cellular agriculture company ships first commercial product, raises US$2.2M in seed funding
- Feb. 2, 2022: Future Fields co-founder Lejjy Gafour joins CULT Food Science
- Startup TNT
- Health Innovation Hub
More cellular agriculture news
- Raised in cattle country, Isha Datar now promotes cellular agriculture, meat grown in laboratories
- New Harvest
- Cellular Agriculture for the Public Good campaign
- CULT Food Science
- CULT Food Science Joins New Harvest in Launching "Open Cell Ag" Cellular Agriculture Network of Excellence
Many thanks to our title sponsor, Innovate Edmonton, as well as to Alberta Blue Cross for support of this episode.
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