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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.

We also…

  • Toured Russell Ranch, the 100-Year Sustainable Agriculture Study
  • Heard overviews on the work of leading UC Davis scientists on a variety of food science topics:
    • Bio & Ag Engineering & Energy Efficiency by Chris Simmons
    • Microbiome, Food Science & Technology by Bruce German
    • Metabolmonics & Nutrition by Carolyn Slupsky
    • Hydrology by Jan Hopmans
    • Plant Genetics by Siobhan Brady
    • Food Safety by Bart Weimer
    • Roger Beachy, Director of the World Food Center
  • Toured the Mondavi Institute for Wine & Food Science to learn topics such as fermentation and dairy processing.
  • Learned about the newly launched Innovation Institute for Food & Health
  • Enjoyed a delicious lunch with local wine and olive oil tasting on the UC Davis campus


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