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Mealworm 'meat' team competes to feed the world

Published: 
Jan 29, 2015
Think tofu but with a creepy-crawly, sustainable twist: A Cornell food science team will compete Feb. 14 at the Thought for Food Global Summit in Lisbon, Portugal, with C-fu – a new protein product made entirely of crushed mealworms. Read more

Events

Sketching in the Greenhouse

Feb 1 | 1:00 pm

While it’s cold and wintry outside, our greenhouses filled with plants are nice and warm and the perfect place for artistic inspiration! During each class, participants will focus on drawing one...

Location: Cornell Plantations Plant Production Facility | Event type: Class/ Workshop

Dr. Colleen Webb seminar. "Using traits-based approaches to understand the dynamics of biodiversity and productivity"

Feb 2 | 12:30 pm

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Weekly Seminar Series. Host: Rick Harrison

Location: Corson/Mudd Hall | Event type: Seminar

Sketching in the Greenhouse

Feb 8 | 1:00 pm

While it’s cold and wintry outside, our greenhouses filled with plants are nice and warm and the perfect place for artistic inspiration! During each class, participants will focus on drawing one...

Location: Cornell Plantations Plant Production Facility | Event type: Class/ Workshop

Sketching in the Greenhouse

Feb 15 | 1:00 pm

While it’s cold and wintry outside, our greenhouses filled with plants are nice and warm and the perfect place for artistic inspiration! During each class, participants will focus on drawing one...

Location: Cornell Plantations Plant Production Facility | Event type: Class/ Workshop

Basics of Digital Photography

Feb 21 | 12:30 pm

Wondering how to get the most out your digital camera? Come learn the basics of taking and processing good outdoor digital photos in this hands-on workshop with photographer Paul Schmitt. We’ll...

Location: Nevin Welcome Center | Event type: Class/ Workshop

Sketching in the Greenhouse

Feb 22 | 1:00 pm

While it’s cold and wintry outside, our greenhouses filled with plants are nice and warm and the perfect place for artistic inspiration! During each class, participants will focus on drawing one...

Location: Cornell Plantations Plant Production Facility | Event type: Class/ Workshop

Garden to Table: Wine, Herbs and Winter Fare

Feb 22 | 3:00 pm

Join us for a special wintertime “Garden to Table” program at the Statler Hotel featuring chef Eric Szymczak from Taverna Banfi, Plantations herb gardener Pamela Shade, and a Finger Lakes winery....

Location: Taylor-Rowe Room, Taverna Banfi, Statler Hotel | Event type: Class/ Workshop

B.E.V. NY [Business.Enology.Viticulture.]

Feb 26 | 8:00 am

Geneva, NY- The Northeast’s leading researchers in viticulture, enology, and the business of grapes and wine will teach at B.E.V. NY 2015, held February 26-28 at the R.I.T. Conference Center in...

Location: RIT Conference Center | Event type: Conference/Workshop

B.E.V. NY [Business.Enology.Viticulture.]

Feb 27 | 8:00 am

Geneva, NY- The Northeast’s leading researchers in viticulture, enology, and the business of grapes and wine will teach at B.E.V. NY 2015, held February 26-28 at the R.I.T. Conference Center in...

Location: RIT Conference Center | Event type: Conference/Workshop

B.E.V. NY [Business.Enology.Viticulture.]

Feb 28 | 8:00 am

Geneva, NY- The Northeast’s leading researchers in viticulture, enology, and the business of grapes and wine will teach at B.E.V. NY 2015, held February 26-28 at the R.I.T. Conference Center in...

Location: RIT Conference Center | Event type: Conference/Workshop

A Garden in Winter

Feb 28 | 1:00 pm

Come enjoy a presentation and guided walk through the Mullestein Family Winter Garden with gardener Joshua Whitney. This unique circular garden with its raised sandstone beds is designed as a...

Location: Nevin Welcome Center | Event type: Tour

Sketching in the Greenhouse

Mar 1 | 1:00 pm

While it’s cold and wintry outside, our greenhouses filled with plants are nice and warm and the perfect place for artistic inspiration! During each class, participants will focus on drawing one...

Location: Cornell Plantations Plant Production Facility | Event type: Class/ Workshop

Environs Messiaen: songbirdsongs

Mar 8 | 12:30 pm

The compositions of Pulitzer-prize winner John Luther Adams invite us to pause and listen to the music of the places we live in. This outdoor performance of songbirdsong features 3 percussion and 2...

Location: Guy Nearing Summer House | Event type: Performance

Sketching in the Greenhouse

Mar 8 | 1:00 pm

While it’s cold and wintry outside, our greenhouses filled with plants are nice and warm and the perfect place for artistic inspiration! During each class, participants will focus on drawing one...

Location: Cornell Plantations Plant Production Facility | Event type: Class/ Workshop

Cheap Food & Bad Climate: From Surplus Value to Negative-Value in the Capitalist World-Ecology

Mar 20 | 3:00 pm

Jason Moore, Binghamton University. ...

Location: Warren Hall | Event type: Seminar

Washi Paper Gourd Vase

Mar 21 | 11:00 am

Do you love the colors and variety of Washi paper? In this class you will decoupage a variety of these papers on a fully prepared gourd and finish the vase with Asian-inspired embellishments such...

Location: Nevin Welcome Center | Event type: Class/ Workshop

Book Talk: Civic Ecology: Adaptation and Transformation from the Ground Up

Apr 9 | 4:00 pm

Communities around the world are coming together to rebuild and restore local environments that have been affected by crisis or disaster. In New Orleans after Katrina, in New York after Sandy, in...

Location: Mann Library | Event type: Author Appearance

Book Talk: Farming the Woods: An Integrated Permaculture Approach to Growing Food and Medicinals in Temperate Forests

Apr 22 | 4:00 pm

Would you like to learn how to cultivate, harvest, and market high-value non-timber forest crops such as American ginseng, shiitake mushrooms, ramps (wild leeks), maple syrup, fruit and nut trees,...

Location: Mann Library | Event type: Author Appearance