Dr. Flavor at MIT—Stressing out plants for flavor

Dr. Flavor at MIT—Stressing out plants for flavor

Stressing out your plants can make them more delicious, and using the controllable environments at the MIT Open Agriculture Initiative, I’m going to measure how, to take this idea from concept to knowledge tool. My training is in flavor chemistry, and most of flavor...
MAD and the Future of Hope – Sadza

MAD and the Future of Hope – Sadza

Chido Govera came to MAD 2 in 2012 to tell her story of how she became a farmer and activist in her home country, Zimbabwe. MAD has been collaborating with Chido and her growing Future of Hope Foundation in Harare to turn ideas into empowerment for women, girls, and...
MAD and the Future of Hope: Oyster Mushrooms

MAD and the Future of Hope: Oyster Mushrooms

Chido Govera came to MAD 2 in 2012 to tell her story of how she became a farmer and activist in her home country, Zimbabwe. MAD has been collaborating with Chido and her growing Future of Hope Foundation in Harare to turn ideas into empowerment for women, girls, and...
MAD and the Future of Hope

MAD and the Future of Hope

Chido Govera is changing the way we think about food, empowerment, and collaboration.   Almost four years ago Zimbabwean campaigner, educator, activist, and farmer Chido Govera came to Copenhagen to speak at MAD 2: “What Gives me the Appetite to be the Person...
Ask the Doc #2: Scotch, Bogs, Smoke, and You

Ask the Doc #2: Scotch, Bogs, Smoke, and You

Arielle Johnson, MAD head of Research, has a PhD in flavor chemistry. She is our expert on all things experimental in the MAD Lab, our chief investigator of food, flavor and fermentation. From here on out, she will be running this advice column—consider it an “Office...

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