This blog post is part of our Meet the Team series posted here each Friday
Brandon Bay | Engineer
Next up in our series is our engineer, Brandon Bay. Brandon is our human centered design engineer from Northwestern University. He takes a multidisciplinary approach to make all the disparate parts of a Rise Garden work together. Prototyping starts with him.
Why did you choose to work with Rise Gardens?
Build a complex, user-centered, electromechanical device from scratch? Sign me up!
How has Rise Gardens changed how you are eating?
I cook with homegrown celery and rarely need to buy greens!
Tell us about your gardening experience.
All of my gardening knowledge was gained through osmosis at Rise. Before that, I had only raised some questionably-healthy succulents.
What are you reading right now?
Salt Fat Acid Heat
What’s your favorite dish to cook?
Coconut milk-based curries
Do you have any special secret talents?
Name a grocery and I can tell you where to get it at the best price.
How do you spend your free time?
I DIY whatever I can with tools/materials I collect in my studio apartment. During normal times, I am also a ferocious thrift shopper.