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If you're wondering how our food will be grown eons from now, a good place to start your research might be -- not so surprisingly -- in the contemporary art world. One need only visit the website of one Sam Van Aken, an American artist who's made it his ...
The Huffington Post · ByKatherine Brooks · 7/24/2014
A single tree that bears 40 different fruits? It's not the product of magic, but years of careful grafting by artist Sam Van Aken. The Tree of 40 Fruit looks like any other tree. But in the spring, it blossoms with varieties of cherry, peach, apricots ...
USA Today · 8/11/2014
A project by artist Sam Van Aken will delight lovers of fruit. The Tree of 40 Fruit is a project in which a single tree is modified to bear over 40 different types of stone fruit. Van Aken began the Tree of 40 Fruit project in 2008 and has been creating ...
Gizmag · 8/4/2014
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The fruits of this tree had been used by their Taiwanese forefathers in washing ... Ex-farm, they are sold at only NT$40 which is about P65 in Philippine money. When dehydrated with shell, one kilo fetches about P200 …
Manila Bulletin · 7/3/2015
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On the heels of Van Aken's TEDxManhattan talk, we spoke with him about the Tree of 40 Fruit, how he developed and executed the concept, his plans for the future, and what happens to all that fruit. Epicurious: What is the Tree of 40 Fruit and what inspired ...
FreshPlaza · 8/1/2014
Artist rendering of The Tree of 40 Fruits Courtesy of Sam Van Aken "It's flattering. It's amazing. But yeah, it's overwhelming," Van Aken said. The art professor grew up on a farm in Pennsylvania. A few years ago, he learned New York's agricultural ...
CBS News · 8/7/2014
The Tree of 40 Fruit is an ongoing series of hybridized fruit trees by contemporary artist Sam Van Aken. Each unique Tree of 40 Fruit grows over forty different types of stone fruit including peaches, plums, apricots, nectarines, cherries, and almonds.
twistedsifter.com · 7/23/2014
... at least nine years for a Tree of 40 Fruit to reach its peak—that is five years for the grafts to develop and another four for the different fruit to appear. Van Aken uses only trees that produce stone fruits, or those that have pits, because these ...
Smithsonian.com · 1/14/2015
Sam Van Aken, art professor from Syracuse University, has grown a unique tree that produces forty varieties of stone fruit and looks like a beautiful artwork of pink, white, red and purple blossoms. The tree, called Tree of 40 Fruit, is a hybridised fruit ...
International Business Times AU · 7/22/2014
First we crossed the life span limit of 40 years , then 60 years and gradually now we are ... Sheldon G Sheps of Mayo Clinic found that a diet of fruits , vegetables, grains and leading to shortening of life span whereas …
Speaking Tree · 7/1/2015
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