DAVIS, Calif. — Innovative work in agtech and foodtech happening in the Sacramento region will be discussed at the VINE (Verde Innovation Network for Entrepreneurship) Food and Agriculture Innovations Meetup at 6 p.m. on Oct 22 in Davis at the U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame.
At the From Soil Health to Gut Health meetup, Gabe Youtsey, UC Agriculture and Natural Resources chief innovation officer, will introduce The VINE, which he co-founded.
Innovator lightning talks by Yolo County innovators and academics include:
- Kate Scow, UC Davis distinguished professor of soil science and microbial ecology and director of Russell Ranch Sustainable Agriculture Facility – carbon sequestration and the role of soil and farming in combating climate change
- Daniela Barile of Evolve BioSystems and UC Davis – food and gut/microbiome health
- Adrian Ferrero of BiomeMakers – soil health and soil microbiome work
- Karl Cameron Schiller of Pheronym – soil health and nematodes
The evening will start and end with an opportunity to network with others interested in food and agriculture innovation, sustainability, and the opportunity for our region to lead in these areas.
Register for this free event at http://bit.ly/soil2gutmeetup. The U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame is located at 303 3rd Street in Davis.
UC Agriculture and Natural Resources brings the power of UC research in agriculture, natural resources, nutrition and youth development to local communities to improve the lives of all Californians. Learn more at ucanr.edu.
–UC Agriculture and Natural Resources
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