Lecture | February 12 | 6-8 p.m. | North Gate Hall, Logan Multimedia Center (Room 142)
Please join us for a special lecture series with celebrated author and scholar Marion Nestle. "Food Politics 2019: Nutrition Science Under Siege." Nutrition science is under attack from statisticians and the food industry. Who stands to gain and what might be lost?
Special Event | February 14 | 4-6 p.m. | 306 Soda Hall
Kim Juelg, Flavorist, Givaudan
Scott May, Head, MISTA
Danny Rubenstein, Strategic Advisor, Mista; Matt Spears, Associate Account Manager, Givaudan; Julie Emsing Mann, Global Protein Program Manager, Ingredion; Kora Kukic, Senior Plant Protein Specialist, Nestle; Joe Light, Vice President, Ingredion
The event will feature a panel of industry experts in the growing landscape of food engineering, flavoring, and meat alternatives. What is the future of meat alternatives? How will humans eat in the future? How will our relationship with food change?
Lecture | February 19 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Sibley Auditorium, Bechtel Engineering Center | Note change in location
Please join us for a special lecture series with celebrated author and scholar Marion Nestle. "Food Politics 2019: An Agenda for the Food Movement." Recent government policy changes are eroding programs aimed at feeding the hungry, curbing obesity, and protecting the environment. What can consumers and citizens do?
We are at capacity for the event on 2/12. RSVP online
Seminar | February 21 | 3:30-4:30 p.m. | 132 Mulford Hall
Postdoctoral researcher in the School of Agricultural, Forest, and Environmental Sciences at Clemson University, Dr. Sara Bombaci, will present a research seminar titled, "Conserving and restoring biodiversity in the face of global change." Open to the public.
Seminar | February 21 | 4:30-5:30 p.m. | 115 Energy Biosciences Building
Dr. Celeste Holz-Schietinger, Impossible Foods
Come learn about the creation of the Impossible Burger and other Impossible Foods. The seminar will be followed by a Q&A session.
Tickets are FREE, but seating is limited. Please RSVP via Eventbrite.
Information Session | February 25 | 4:30-5:30 p.m. | Morgan Hall, Morgan Lounge
Come learn about the just launched Graduate Certificate in Food Systems, which is open to students enrolled in any graduate program at UC Berkeley. At this info session Faculty Director Kris Madsen and Certificate Administrator Rosalie Z. Fanshel will provide an overview of the certificate... More >
Lecture | February 26 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 180 Doe Library
David Gilbert, S.V. Ciriacy Wantrup Postdoctoral Fellow, Environmental Science, Management, and Policy, UC Berkeley
This talk looks at what happened after a group of plantation laborers living on the Aren volcano on the Indonesian island of Sumatra joined with a self-proclaimed 'peasant' union in 1996 to occupy a nearly 100-year-old industrial ranch and plantation.
Special Event | February 28 | 5-7 p.m. | North Gate Hall, Library
Join Berkeley alum and Lentil Underground author Liz Carlisle and organic farmer Bob Quinn for a launch of their new book, Grain by Grain. When Bob Quinn was a kid, a stranger at a county fair gave him a few kernels of an unusual... More >
Meeting | March 3 | 7-8 p.m. | Tri Delta Sorority
Are you in Cal Greeks and skipping meals? Do you wish your kitchen was open on weekends? Are your kitchens clean? Do you get to eat the food that makes you feel at home?
Come join us on March 3 from 7 8pm at Tri Delta to have a discussion about the Greek Life food experiences and how it intersects with health, sustainability, and equity. There will be students from on campus food resources... More >
Special Event | March 18 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Moffitt Undergraduate Library, 4th floor, Central Commons
What's an Edible Book Festival?
Edible Book Festivals feature creative food projects that draw their inspiration from books and stories. Edible books might physically resemble books, or they might refer to an aspect of a story, or they might incorporate text. Judges select winners for an array of light-hearted prize categories, such as Best Literary Pun or Most Delicious Looking." The... More >
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