Robyn Metcalfe, Ph.D.
Food Historian + Director, The Food Lab at UT
Video Link: http://youtu.be/aKklEFTeLnc
Tenacious curiosity. Determined experimentation. These terms only begin to describe Robyn, an historian, desert distance runner, and food futurist with a lifelong hunger to try—and often create—something new. She recently formed The Food Lab to help visualize how timeless the questions of food security are; who knew the bread riots of the French Revolution and the grain prices of the Arab Spring share a timeline often overlooked?