The Food of Tomorrow Event

25 February 2016, 5-8pm. Imperial College London, UK

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The future of food and how we will feed the next generation is the theme for an exciting free event at Imperial College London. This evening event is a fun way to learn about the cutting-edge technology and thinking that is shaping the way the World is feeding itself. 

At this event will be a team from the Partnership for Child Development who will be will be taking people on a journey along the supply chain of Home Grown School Feeding from field to classroom. Explaining how and why a simple locally sourced meal is revolutionising the worlds of education, agriculture and commerce across Africa. 

Register your place in advance via Eventbrite (external link) to enter your name into the hat to win a tasty prize

Alongside HGSF the Food of tomorrow fringe offers opportunities to:

  • Get your green fingers dirty and learn how scientists within the Institute of Chemical Biology CDT and AGRI-net are hoping to bring new life to infertile soils
  • Meet the crop killers that threaten our basic food staples and the plant pathologists trying to understand how to block their attacks
  • Find out if you can tell the difference between full and reduced fat cheese and how mechanics contributes to the pleasure whilst eating your favourite snacks with our Soft Solids engineering team
  • Guess the weight of bacteria in your gut before meeting the family of micro-organisms living in all of us that influence our eating habits 
  • Test out a new app from the Hamlyn Centre which aims to scan and recognise your favourite food in order to help us keep track of our daily food intake
  • Find out how much farmland we need for each calorie in our diet, and how many people the world could support if everyone ate like you, with the Grantham Institute

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