Back to the Roots Profiled for Grist

Back to the Roots Profiled for Grist

Jan 11
Back to the Roots Profiled for Grist
Nikhil Arora by Bart Nagel

Nikhil Arora by Bart Nagel

New Agtivists: Nikhil Arora and Alex Velez turn coffee grounds into fun fungi kits

When two good-looking 23-year-olds give up careers in investment banking to grow mushrooms, oysters and shiitakes aren’t the first fungi one imagines. But Nikhil Arora and Alex Velez are on a different trip. Their business, Back to the Roots, turns coffee grounds into food, first as mushrooms they sold wholesale and now as grow-your-own gourmet mushroom kits.…

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