Food designer Chloé Rutzerveld created an ongoing project called “Edible Growth” that blends food, gardening and 3D printing. Edible growth is an example of future food product that forms a bridge between new technologies and authentic practises of growing and breeding food.
The idea involved specially printed outer casing which made from dough that contains “edible soil” and various seeds. After a few days, the seeds and mushrooms will germinate and start to poke out of the small holes on top. Then it is ready to be eaten.
Currently the design is just a concept and will take several years of research especially around 3D printing technology and issues of food safety.
Read more about Edible Growth on Rutzerveld’s website.