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Food Science and Human Nutrition Department

Food Science and Human Nutrition Department

Welcome To Food Week 2022!

Come check out the various foodie events that we will be hosting throughout the week. 

Also, check us out on Facebook and Twitter @UF_FSHN!

 

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  • Monday - 10/17

    Food Week Kick Off Celebration

      • North Lawn at Marston | 9:30AM - 1PM
      • Visit the Food Week information booth on the North Lawn @ Marston to learn about planned activities.  Join the Food Science & Human Nutrition Department and Student Organization in a week long event of food-related demonstrations, research, community service, and food.
      • FREE promotional items when you sign up for the scavenger hunt.

    FREE Coffee Bar and Roasting Demonstrations

      • Food Science & Human Nutrition (FSHN Bldg #475) | 9AM - 12PM
      • What better than FREE morning COFFEE  to start your day!  Stop by the Food Science & Human Nutrition Department (FSHN Bldg #475 on the campus map) to explore the science of coffee roasting while sampling your choice of light and dark roast options.  Share your taste preferences in our sensory analysis and review real time data of the people's choice.

    World Food Day Event 

    Dietetics Program Q&A 

      • Join University of Florida's Dr. Beth Gankofski (Director - Undergraduate Dietetics Program) and Mrs.  Kohrine Hazim (Dietetics Program Coordinator) to explore the discipline and learn what it takes to become a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN). Watch the video HERE

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  • Tuesday - 10/18

    FREE Coffee Bar

      • Food Science & Human Nutrition (FSHN Bldg #475) | 8:30AM - 10:30AM
      • What better than FREE morning COFFEE  to start your day! Stop by the Food Science & Human Nutrition Department (FSN Bldg #475 on the campus map) to explore the science of coffee roasting while sampling your choice of light and dark roast options. Share your taste preferences in our sensory analysis and review real time data of the people's choice.

    FREE Samples - Taste Panel

      • Aquatic Food Product Building #120 | 10AM - 2:30PM
      • Visit the Food Science Sensory Panel and try FREE food samples while learning the importance of sensory analysis in the food production and distribution process.

    FREE Samples - Kombucha 

      • North Lawn at Marston | 11:30AM - 2PM
      • Learn the science involved in creating kombucha, a fermented and sweetened tea. Enjoy FREE samples, share your taste preferences in our sensory analysis and review real time data of the people’s choices. 

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  • Wednesday - 10/19

    FREE Samples - Gator Bubbly Beverage 

      • Reitz Union Breezeway | 10:00AM - 2PM
      • Join us at the Reitz Union Breezeway for a FREE refreshing drink developed in the Food Science & Human Nutrition Department:  Beverage Research Unit. Share your taste preferences in our sensory analysis and review real time data of the people's choice. 

    Picnic on the Farm

      • Field & Fork Farm (Student Council Garden)| 4:30PM
      • Join the FSHN Student Club for a tour of the Field & Fork Farm led by Farm Manager Dina Liebowitz.  During the tour Dina will light harvest ready produce to include bok choi, tokay bekana, radishes, tomatos and basil.  The tour will be followed by a short cooking demonstration and a picnic for participants. 
      • Learn about the focal areas for future engagement.
        • Teaching & Experiential Learning
        • Production & Food Safety
        • Research & Demonstration
        • Student Engagement & Leadership
        • Community & Healthy Lifestyles
    • Map showing the location of the Field and Fork Farm

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  • Thursday - 10/20

    FREE Coffee Bar

      • Food Science & Human Nutrition (FSHN Bldg #475) | 8:30AM - 10:30AM
      • What better than FREE morning COFFEE  to start your day!  Stop by the Food Science & Human Nutrition Department (FSN Bldg #475 on the campus map) to explore the science of coffee roasting while sampling your choice of light and dark roast options. Share your taste preferences in our sensory analysis and review real time data of the people's choice.

    Honey Bee Lab 

      • UF Honey Bee Research Laboratory | 10:00AM-12:00PM
      • Have you ever wanted a peak into the home of the world’s mightiest pollinating force? If so, gather your courage and your friends and come on over to the UF Honey Bee Research Laboratory (Bldg #964). Here, you’ll be able to dress in a bee suit and work a honey bee colony with a university beekeeper or you can simply watch others safely behind a glass wall. No matter how you choose to experience the wonder of honey bees, you’ll leave with an amazing appreciation for and fascination towards these amazing creatures.
      • Map showing the location of the UF Honeybee Lab

    FREE SAMPLES - Taste Panel (Blueberries)

      • Aquatic Food Pilot Plant (Bldg #120) | 10AM-2:30PM
      • Visit the Food Science Sensory Panel and try FREE food samples while learning the importance of sensory analysis in the food production and distribution process. 

    Master Chef Cooking Competition 

      • Food Science & Human Nutrition (FSHN Bldg #475) | 2PM - 5PM (Cooking 3PM - 4PM)
      • Have you ever wanted to channel your inner Food Network Chef?  Grab a partner and submit your entry for a chance at Team Master Chef Glory…with a twist. Teams will showcase their culinary brilliance with items from the Field & Fork Pantry in this one hour cooking competition. Spectators are welcome at the FSHN Pilot Plant (FSN Bldg #475 on the campus map)
      • DIRECTIONS FOR ENTRY

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  • Friday - 10/21

    C/O 2021 Dietetic Internship Matches…where they are now!

      • Are you interested in learning more about what a registered dietitian nutritionist is, what they do every day, or the pathway to become one? Schedule a one-on-one (virtual or in-person) meeting to talk with Kohrine Hazim, our UF Dietetics Program Coordinator, at https://calendly.com/khazim. Any and all majors welcome! 

    Student Engagement Event

      • Food Science & Human Nutrition (FSHN Bldg #475) Courtyard | 11AM - 2PM
      • GET Involved! Come explore ways to engage with groups related to food, nutrition, and culinary arts that support sustainable food systems through agriculture and community awareness.

    Research Symposium

      • Food Science & Human Nutrition (FSHN Bldg #475) Courtyard | 11AM - 1PM
      • Stop in to learn of the cutting edge research and product development being conducted in the Food Science & Human Nutrition Department.

    FREE Hot Dog/Veggie Dog Cookout 

      • Food Science & Human Nutrition (FSHN Bldg #475) Courtyard | 11:45AM - 2PM
      • What better way to put the Dog Days of summer heat behind us, than a FREE hot dog cook out in October. Join the Food Science & Human Nutrition Department for a FREE hot dog and drink.

    Ice Cream Social 

      • Food Science & Human Nutrition (FSHN Bldg #475) Courtyard | 11:45AM - 2PM
      • Join the Ice Cream Dream Team for free samples and fun as FSHN Students showcase Food Science techniques in food manufacturing.  If you have an extra sweet tooth you will have the opportunity to top your treat with a drizzle of fresh made honey courtesy of the Honey Bee Club.

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