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Welcome everyone to my new podcast, Awesome Vegans with Elysabeth Alfano.  This podcast will feature in-depth interview with plant-based celebs, politicians, athletes, entrepreneurs, influencers, environmentalists, doctors, chefs, animal activists and so much more!  I am dedicated to exploring how certain individuals are making the world a better place for themselves, those around them, our environment and our animals through their food choices, practices and businesses. I really do believe that if we change what we eat, we change the world! Join me in my kitchen as I dish with the movers and shakers who are doing just that!

Feb 24, 2021

CEO of Atlast Food Co. and Co-Founder of Ecovative, Eben Bayer discusses the true power of the mushroom. There might be hope for the world after all.


It's the Plantbased Business Hour with Elysabeth Alfano.


Tune in to learn how mushrooms can be used to create eco-friendly packaging materials, foam leather, and whole cuts of meat.


Could leaning into biology create solutions to the world's largest environmental problems?


We discuss:


-Mycellium as the original internet. (Yes, you'll want to hear this.)


-Mushroom are not plants or animals


-Mushrooms are naturally repellent and strong, able to withstand and create pressure, thus making them building blocks


-Mushrooms as scaffolding for cellular agriculture


-Solid State Fermentation


-The efficiency of vertical farming of mushrooms for 'meat' as compared to animal agriculture.


-MyBacon, the Atlast Food Co's company MyEats produces the first MyBacon products out this year.


-Living Off the Grid


-Our favorite mushroom joke.




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