Join Jefferson County Agricultural Coordinator, Jay Matteson, as he interviews Dr. Cheryl Mitchell about the growth in plant based meats and beverages. They'll explore the impact these products are having on traditional agricultural products, what other plant based products we may see come on the market, and gain Dr. Mitchell's insights into the future of agriculture. This should prove to be a very interesting conversation!!!! Cheryl R. Mitchell, Ph.D., is recognized as a world authority in the processing of grains, nuts, and seeds. She has spent the last 40 years creating commercially wholesome ingredients utilizing unique food processing methods that maintain or maximize the nutrients in plant based resources. The novel plant based ingredients developed by Dr. Mitchell have been used in making the most advanced plant base consumer products. Her expertise in the metabolic functionality and composition of foods as well as the aseptic stabilization of foods has made her a leader in the food industry in the area of plant forward food and beverages.