IshaDatar
Executive DirectoratNew Harvest

I am executive director of New Harvest, a nonprofit research institute that funds open, public cultured meat research. I've been pioneering cellular agriculture since 2009, driven by a passion to see transformative technology create a better world. In 2010, I published a review paper in the scientific journal Innovative Food Science and Emerging Technologies, among the first handful of papers to ever discuss cultured meat in academic literature. After co-founding Muufri (now Perfect Day Foods) and Clara Foods (now The EVERY Company) in 2014, I transferred her founding equity to New Harvest and used it to establish an endowment for cell ag research. In 2015, I coined the term "cellular agriculture" — officially creating a category for agriculture products produced from cell cultures rather than whole plants or animals.

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New Harvest, the nonprofit nucleus of cellular agriculture, is in crisis. Emergency town hall on 6/10.

Not yet! Would you be able to intro us to someone there? Happy to cold email, but an intro always helps speed things along. 

New Harvest, the nonprofit nucleus of cellular agriculture, is in crisis. Emergency town hall on 6/10.

Thanks so much Nate. Couldn't have put it better myself! Really appreciate your support. 

Executive DirectoratNew Harvest