Student creates a range of lichen-based food and harvesting tools
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Food has played a big role in affecting our climate. Changing food habits can also be part of the solution. For example, algorithms are being used to find better meat alternatives, and yeast is being used to create a credible 'milk'. Now design student Julia Schwarz has been researching another alternative for consumers. Her project, Unseen Edible, is all about lichen. Schwarz has developed a range of edible products that use lichen as the main ingredient. The products she displays include ‘corn’ flakes, a lichen flour blend, mustard and butter, among others. All the products have their own packaging. Decorative…
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