[Noisebridge-discuss] Food at OHM2013
algoldor at yahoo.com
Sun Jun 23 06:12:37 UTC 2013
Hi to all,
Many thanks to Mitch for mentioning the Food Hacking Base (fhb) project here.
For the ones who remember the more active times of Tastebridge the Food Hacking Base (fhb) is lets say the international continuation of that project. If you were in Europe for big CCC events you most likely met us there, for the ones who did not - fhb is an
open platform for people/hackers who are interested in experimenting
with food&beverages and coming together on a big hacker events like
CCC conferences, camps as a kind of family, group or village pick your
own. More info here
It is a special time for us now because after two years of being active on bigger events and more or less “dormant” in the meanwhile, we are
starting to move towards lets say “permanent continuous” activity. We
have registered our domain foodhackingbase.org and most importantly for
this list and the moment we started our first crowd sourcing campaign at Indiegogo
which you are most likely familiar as a alternative to a more famous Kickstarter, which we unfortunately can not use because of being Europe based for now (and well energetic drinks are definitely one of our adventures :-)).
Yes, we will serve food at OHM however there are several other goals which for example are:
- serve as a food hacking hub, providing as much open kitchen/lab to people who are interested in experimenting
- place for donation based workshops on various related topics (no one turned away for lack of funds) like for example matelade
- building washing facility for us and the community use (as on the last CCC camp - with big help from Noisebridge by the way :-)) and most of all
- hexayurt based cold room which is the big project of this event (well at least for us)
There are tons of other activities which are directly related to “who is in”, so matelade is going to be big, so will be mate sodas and wide variety
of probiotic drinks. As usually we are big on vegan staff, so that is
going to stay, another bit crazy for many is our “Kombucha cosmopolita”
project where we try to hack a worldwide collection of probiotic
kombucha culture SCOBY’s from all around the world creating super rich
“Kombucha cosmopolita” (yes I’m behind that one :-)).
Anyway this is just a short overview of what we are after. As you can see we
do food but actually the “catering” is rather limited to people who are
really into our staff, vegans or people with special dietary
restrictions, plus as on previous events whoever is interested from the
Hackers on a Plane project which is in again. If you are after the food
in I would say restaurant style (plus fun’s of beer) you should really
check out on Milliways they will be there as always and by the way their crowd sourcing campaign
actually served as an inspiration to our one (yes yes old good copy, past, edit
:-)) (I was not asked to post the link here but well should not hurt
because better they do, more options for everyone and they helped us
quite a bit at the last CCC camp event whenever we asked …).
I hope that you will find our project of Food Hacking Base interesting,
if you can please promote, support and of course pop in at OHM 2013!
Sincerely for fhb,
Frantisek Algoldor Apfelbeck
PS I'm keeping an eye on the Noisebridge discuss quite a bit, can not wait to be around again, so much happening! I wonder how much did the social situation at SF Bay changed since 2010, looks like getting more tense.
biotechnologist&kvasir and hacker
"There is no way to peace, peace is the way." Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
From: Mitch Altman <maltman23 at hotmail.com>
To: NoiseBridge Discuss <noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net>
Sent: Saturday, June 22, 2013 2:23 PM
Subject: [Noisebridge-discuss] Food at OHM2013
For anyone going to OHM2013, please consider contributing to the Food Hacking Base IndieGoGo, and get lots of yummie food throughout OHM! http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/food-hacking-base-at-ohm-2013/x/115618
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