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February 2015

FOOD GEEKS TRAVEL: WORLD AG EXPO

February 10, 2015 @ 9:00 am - February 12, 2015 @ 5:00 pm PST
Tulare Tulare, CA 93274 United States + Google Map

To view video from the World Ag Expo 2015 in Tulare, CA click here.

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FOOD HACKATHON + FORUM: NUTRITION FOR ALL

February 27, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - March 1, 2015 @ 10:00 pm PST
Galvanize, 44 Tehama Street
San Francisco, CA 94105 United States
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THE FOOD BUSINESS SCHOOL(FBS) the newly established division of executive and graduate education at The Culinary Institute of America—is partnering with food + tech entrepreneur Tim West to present The Food Hackathon + Forum; a series of three-day events that bring together leading food innovators, entrepreneurs, and scholars with top tech talent and emerging food leaders, to collaborate on innovative solutions to grand challenges in society and our food system. THE FOOD HACKATHON + FORUM Event Partners and Challenge Sponsors…

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March 2015

WORLD AGRI-TECH INVESTMENT SUMMIT

March 4, 2015 @ 9:00 am - March 5, 2015 @ 5:00 pm PST
San Francisco San Francisco, CA 94102 United States + Google Map

The summit will bring together major agribusinesses, technology developers from international hotspots and the VC investor community to accelerate the adoption of sustainable, resource-efficient agricultural technologies. Our co-founder Rob Trice will be moderating a panel on Sustainable Food Production.

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CLOSED LOOP SYSTEMS

March 5, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm PST
Sidley Austin LLP, 1001 Page Mill Rd Building 1
Palo Alto, CA 94304 United States
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The Mixing Bowl Hub, Larta Institute’s Global Ag Innovation Network (GAIN) and Sidley Austin LLP, with Finistere Ventures, present: GAIN Insight into Agri-Tech, a series of briefings and networking events around trends, deals, and companies shaping “new Ag” today. Upcoming session Closed Loop Systems, or Controlled Environment Agriculture, focuses on growing produce and even seafood in physically-contained environments. Much has occurred in this area in the last few years, and for some, these systems serve as an alternative to conventional…

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FOOD FUNDED 2015

March 26, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm PDT
SF Presidio, Presidio
San Fransicso, CA 94129 United States
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“I was very impressed with the event in terms of attendance, organization, venue, format, content, presenters and entrepreneurs and I certainly share the feelings expressed by (another attendee) that it was the best angel fair I have attended.” -FOOD FUNDED investor attendee “The FOOD FUNDED program was one of the most constructive, purposeful and enjoyable investor fairs I have attended in my 25 years of business experience.” – event attendee The Mixing Bowl is proud to work with Bee Partners and…

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April 2015

IDEA HACK: PESCADERO, PART II

April 10, 2015 @ 12:00 am - 5:00 pm PDT

As a follow-up to our October IdeaHack in Pescadero, we held Round Two at the beautiful TomKat Ranch. We reviewed past concepts, discussed progress, listened to new initiatives, and hacked future actions geared towards scaling local food production and consumption in the San Francisco Peninsula.

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APPS FOR AG HACKATHON

April 17, 2015 - April 19, 2015
West Hills College, West Hills College
Coalinga, CA 93210 United States
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Come code and have fun on the Farm of the Future in Coalinga! Apps for Ag’s recipe is simple: developers + growers = progress for a good cause. The event will be hosted at West Hills College Coalinga, which serves a disadvantaged farming community.

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May 2015

FOOD GEEKS TRAVEL: ITALY

May 3, 2015 - May 9, 2015
Expo Milano 2015, Via Carlo Ravizza, 7
Milano, Italy
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We took a week long trip to Italy for the opening week of Food EXPO Milan 2015. This year’s theme was “Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life”, encouraging a platform for the exchange of ideas and shared solutions around food. Over 140 countries showcased premier technologies geared toward ensuring healthy, safe, and sufficient food for all over 1.1 million square meters of exhibition area...

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June 2015

FOOD & AG GEEKS TRAVEL: SILICON VALLEY/SF

June 21, 2015 - June 26, 2015
Galvanize, 44 Tehama Street
San Francisco, CA 94105 United States
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These were multiple food & agriculture themed events scheduled between the dates of June 21-26. Ticket options included any combination of these events and a “Whole Week” option...

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FOOD IT 2015: Macro to Micro

June 24, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm PDT
Arrillaga Alumni Center, 326 Galvez St
Stanford, CA United States
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The FOOD IT Conference focused on the micro steps being taken today through information technology and Silicon Valley-type innovation to re-do food and agriculture to meet tomorrow’s macro challenges...

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FOOD GEEKS TRAVEL: UC DAVIS

June 25, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm PDT

The Mixing Bowl, in conjunction with the World Food Center at UC Davis, organized “Food Geeks Travel: UC Davis” the day after our FOOD IT conference to expose our friends to some of UC Davis’ cutting-edge research on a variety of topics. This was an opportunity to see firsthand the future of ag and food science and technology in search of market-changing applications...

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September 2015

FOOD CRAFT INSTITUTE ENTREPRENEURS PITCH COMPETITION

September 17, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm PDT

The Mixing Bowl, SlowMoney NorCal and FOODFUNDED hosted the first annual Food Craft Institute’s (FCI) Entrepreneurs’ Pitch Competition. The event was the culmination of FCI’s latest Quarterly Business Model program and occurred at the start of 2015 Eat Real Festival. The Mixing Bowl assembled an esteemed panel of judges to evaluate 10-12 food businesses and moderated the evening’s competition.  

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October 2015

WHAT’S NEXT IN RESTAURANT TECH?

October 5, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm PDT
Open Table, 1 Montgomery Street, Suite 700
San Francisco, CA 94104 United States
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Kevin Galligan of the SF Restaurant Tech Meet Up Group, organized a new event on October 5th. One of the presenters, Tasteful, spoke about Paleo Digest, an app that answers the question, “What’s Healthy and Delicious Near Me?”...

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FOOD FOR THOUGHT: NEW SOURCES, NEW SYSTEMS

October 20, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm PDT

Larta Institute’s Global Ag Innovation Network (GAIN) invites you to “Food for Thought: New Sources, New Systems” held during LAEDC’s LA Innovation Week, in partnership with Sidley Austin LLP and DuPont Pioneer at the Haworth Showroom on October 20th...

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DAVIS INNOVATION INSTITUTE CHALLENGE DEFINITION WORKSHOP

October 29, 2015 @ 12:30 pm - 7:00 pm PDT

Mixing Bowl and the recently established Innovation Institute for Food & Health at UC Davis worked together to crowdsource input from a broad community of participants to help define the challenging topics the Institute should undertake in the coming years...

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December 2015

FOOD, AG & HEALTH SOLUTION SUMMIT

December 2, 2015 - December 3, 2015

The Mixing Bowl will co-hosted a Solutions Summit at UC Davis with the World Food Center, Innovation Institute for Food & Health and Apps for Ag. The event introduced academics, thought leaders, policy makers, industry executives, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and technology developers in an “out of the box” format...

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SOLUTION SUMMIT IDEA HACK 12/2

December 2, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 8:00 pm PST

Generate ideas for action on the greatest challenges facing food, ag and health! #foodaghealth The Mixing Bowl Idea Hack on December 2nd offered people from different backgrounds a chance to come together to develop innovative solutions to real world problems. We will start with registration at 11am, hack until 5pm, then enjoy a reception from 5-7pm. So, what is an Idea Hack?  It is like a hackathon for more than technologists.  A group of people from dissimilar backgrounds assemble to make uncommon…

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