Van Eelen says the idea of working with farmers to develop cultivated meat may sound new, but it actually dates back to the beginning of this technology. “What most people don’t know is that the origin of the idea of cultivated meat was actually for farmers,” van Eelen tells Sentient Media, “with farmers and to be done by farmers.” Farmers were always intended to be part of the production process, and at every stage.

Source: The Future of Lab-Grown Meat? In the Netherlands, It’s Locally Grown. – The Good Men Project