Recap: 1/28 – Stories & Beer: Future of Fish and Bamboo Sushi

stories-and-beerOur latest “Stories & Beer Fireside Chat” took place on Tuesday, Jan. 28th at 6:30pm Pacific (9:30pm Eastern) when TriplePundit’s Founder, Nick Aster, chatted with Cari Hanson & Cheryl Dahle of Future of Fish and Kristofor Lofgren of Bamboo Sushi.

As always, this chat was an hour long and began with a brief interview.  We then opened it up to audience members who wanted to talk about the meaning of “sustainable fish.”

The video below is a recap of the event, as it happened. The insights shared by Cari, Cheryl, and Kristofor might make you reconsider some of your daily actions, and help you think about the future of sustainable fishing.


6:30 – 7:00 – beers, apps, and networking
7:00 – 8:00 – fireside chat and Q&A
8:00 – 8:30 – networking

About Cheryl Dahle

A journalist and entrepreneur who has worked at the intersection of business and social transformation for more than a decade, Cheryl Dahle conceived and co-led the effort to found Future of Fish. Prior to her work with fisheries, Cheryl was a director at Ashoka: Innovators for the Public, where she distilled knowledge from the organization’s network of 2,500 fellows to provide strategic insight to foundations and corporations. As a consultant, she has served leading organizations in the space of hybrid business/social solutions, including Humanity United, Nike, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the David and Lucile Packard Foundation and the Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship at Duke University. Cheryl spent 15 years reporting on social entrepreneurship and business for publications including Fast Company, The New York Times and CIO magazine. Cheryl founded and led Fast Company magazine’s Social Capitalist awards, a competition to identify and recognize top social entrepreneurs. Before her work with nonprofit organizations, she was part of an incubation and startup team for which she helped secure $12 million in venture funding to launch an online environmental magazine.

About Cari Hanson: 

Cari Hanson has applied her expertise in sustainability to a variety of organizations. She was the founder and director of the Ripple Project, a nonprofit that worked with African women’s organizations to develop their skills and create viable businesses and livable communities. She also worked on the Gallatin Valley Farm to School Program in Montana. Cari was a member of the design team that created the first LEED-type certification process for sustainable development for an ecosystem for the Greater Yellowstone Framework for Sustainable Development. As a consultant, her clients have included the Jimmy and Roslyn Carter Partnership Award and the Africa Rainforest and River Conservation Organization, where she served as the interim executive director.

About Kristofor Lofgren: 

Kristofor is the founder and CEO of Bamboo Sushi. Kristofor is a consummate creator and likes thinking of new ways to disrupt what he views as old and outdated business models. His goal with Bamboo Sushi is to create the most innovative and creative restaurant group in America. Bamboo Sushi is the living embodiment of this mission, whereby the environment, people, community, and profits are all accounted for to the highest level, in unison, in a way not seen before in this industry.  When Kristofor is not working to foster and grow the culture and people of Team Bamboo, you can probably find him traveling to meet with suppliers, environmental scientists, and policy makers. Kristofor enjoys spending his time outside of work with his wife, family, friends and participating in adventure and adrenaline sports.

Marissa Rosen

Marissa is the Owner of Climate Social, LLC. She holds a bachelor's degree in communications from Mizzou and a master's in environmental studies from UPenn. Connect with her to discuss TriplePundit's popular Twitter Chats or anything else sustainability + digital marketing!

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