The Lunch Club
We spoke with Local Roots founder Wen-Jay Ying about her first time on a farm, the broken food system, and the power of food to forge community.
Meet Chelsea Neff, the florist-turned wellness guru behind Pine Studios in New York.
"I almost exclusively ate very simple, traditional Chinese food… but we’d go to Carl’s Jr every Saturday. I think that's probably unique to a lot of kids who grew up in a mixed immigrant household."
"My favorite things to draw are usually breakfast related. I associate it with a kind of diner culture from the 70’s that I always wish I had been able to experience."
"You have to be the best restaurant you’ve ever been to, because if you’re not, you’re never going to want to eat your food again!"
"People are familiar with how to use a social network so why not design something like that to potentially be the super-app of women’s health?"
Ready to upgrade your foodware?
Start by upgrading those old takeout containers made of cheap, toxic plastics.