[Discuss] Open Source Sausage?
contact at marketply.org
Sun Oct 6 18:53:00 UTC 2013
That fits perfectly with our design of a hot dog <http://www.fan.pretzely.net>
in shape of a pretzel! (And a corndog pretzel shaped, see image)
Our plan so far is to share <http://www.twitter.com/teachopen> both how it's
made by and every aspect of running the business. Actually we won't even earn a
profit from it. We design and invent, then hand it off to help a few low-income
inexperienced entrepreneurs team up with an experienced social entrepreneur, and
they'll coordinate with a community of people and vendors openly to share and
Although it hadn't even occurred to me to open source it or that meat is a
I'll be contacting Underground Meats to collaborate as they're in a good place
to help kickoff this project.
Thank you for sharing this J Simmons, it's a fantastic development!
(just a founder of Marketply <http://www.marketply.org> )
> On October 6, 2013 at 11:51 AM "J. Simmons" <jrs at mach30.org> wrote:
> I just got forwarded these links about a KickStarter to fund a set of open
> source policies and procedures for following USDA guidelines when creating
> cured meats.
> As a firm believer that OSHW includes anything we physically make (from
> electronics to tractors to tables to rockets), I love the idea of open
> sourcing even just part of the process for food that is currently very
> proprietary (and it sounds like they will be sharing their recipes and meat
> processing procedures as well).
> And, I am reminded that as OSHW grows as a movement we will see more and more
> need to address regulatory issues like this. So far this year, this is the
> third regulatory hurdle I have seen in open source arenas, including
> 1) Mach 30's own work on Export Controls (<http://mach30.org/ectf/> )
> 2) LightUp's (<http://www.lightup.io/> ) work to meet toy safety standards
> for their products
> and of course
> 3) Underground Meats' work on an open source HACCP
> Is anyone else facing these kind of regulatory issues or know of someone who
> is? Do folks think there is a way we could pool our resources to work on how
> the OSHW movement can efficiently and effectively address regulatory issues?
> J. Simmons, President
> Mach 30: Foundation for Space Development<http://mach30.org>
> ~ ad astra per civitatem ~
> to the stars through community
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