Global Coffee Production: Aiming for More Sustainable, Productive Farms Vagabond Brewing, Salem, OR
Learn from Hanna Neuschwander about World Coffee Research and their work supporting sustainable, productive coffee farms around the world.
Join us for an evening of networking with food industry professionals, and enjoy tacos and locally brewed beer and cider. Our guest speaker, Hannah Neuschwander of World Coffee Research, will discuss how new and interesting data driven approaches in coffee farming across the globe can help drive profitability and lift millions out of poverty.
Speaker: Hanna Neuschwander Hanna is the communications director for World Coffee Research, a research nonprofit that works to secure the future of coffee. She writes and speaks globally about coffee science and agriculture. Her writing and commentary has appeared in the Art of Eating, Time Magazine, CNN, BCC, Portland Monthly, and many others. She is the author of Left Coast Roast, a guidebook to coffee roasters on the west coast.
Join us for a fun networking event and learn from Dr. Fred Caporaso from Chapman University as he demonstrates the art of evaluating a delicious glass of wine. His goal is to provide the first steps to becoming a wine connoisseur. Dr. Caporaso has 40 years of experience in sensory science and has been an expert witness in significant sensory testing litigation cases and appeared on the popular TV show Myth Busters.
Speaker: Dr Fred Caporaso Dr. Fred Caporaso is Professor of Food Science and Honors Professor in the Schmid College of Science and Technology at Chapman University. He received his B.S. and M.S. degrees from Rutgers University and his Ph.D. from Penn State. Before coming to Chapman he was on the faculty at the University of Nebraska, and also worked as a research scientist for McGaw Laboratories in Irvine, CA (developing prescription only "medical foods" for hospital patients).