Some visions for the future of food harken back to the tool ‘ol days of organic farming and food you recognize. Other visions paint a more science-fiction approach, where the food we eat has been engineered to become something entirely new. From London’s Royal College of Arts, designer Johanna Schmeer has created a very odd and alien looking vision. Via Wired:
She explores how synthetic biological material can be used to provide nutrition.
In her vision, humans would get their nutrients from photosynthesizing pods and vessels.
It’s a bizarre vision, and not necessarily appetizing. But my guess is that we will have both this type of hyper-futuristic approach, as well as a return-to-farm style of food production.