Museum of American History: Food for Tomorrow

What are you going to eat tomorrow?

The UN‘s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is holding an extraordinary meeting in Rome sparked by global fears about high food prices, reports the BBC.

Chefs might be more interested in attending Food for Tomorrow, a Lemelson Center Symposium at the National Museum of American History, November 5-6.

Some of the highlights include: Warren Belasco, professor of American studies at the University of Maryland, will deliver a keynote address on the future of food. The symposium will include films, like Ian Cheney and Curt EllisTruck Farm! Journalist Molly O’Neill and Darrell Nemeth of Homaro Cantu’s Moto Restaurant will join a discussion on food preparation technology. Steven Craig of Virginia Cobia Farms, Gary Paul Nabhan of the University of Arizona, and Jane Silverthorne of the National Science Foundation Plant Genome Research Project will discuss sustainability and innovation in agricultural production.

Among other panels is one that will discuss astronaut food. There are also programs for children. Many sessions of the symposium are free, but tickets are required. Click here for more information.

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1 comments on “Museum of American History: Food for Tomorrow
  1. Hi

    Great information in this post and I think there are many chefs want to participates and attending this event.

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