The mental health crisis in the hospitality industry. A device to make you taste anything. How Norway is helping The Cherokee save their seeds.
Hassel Aviles of Not 9 To 5 joins us for a discussion prompted by this article about the crisis of mental health in the hospitality industry. Her work, with co-founder Ariel Coplan, focuses on empowering hospitality, food and beverage service workers by mobilizing education and support for mental health and substance use - a problem likely to get a whole lot worse as the COVID-19 pandemic drags on.
Then, a device (which we desperately want to test for ourselves!) can now let us taste anything we want… by stimulating our sense of taste.
Finally, The Cherokee are the first North American indigenous people to store seeds in the International Seed Bank run by the Norwegian government.