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Investigating the Taste of Place in Vermont: Conversations with Sugarmakers, Cheesemongers, Consumers and More

Nov 14, 2013
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Fleming Museum 204 (Marble Court)

PRESENTATION: Investigating the Taste of Place in Vermont: Conversations with Sugarmakers, Cheesemongers, Consumers, and More

with Amy Trubek, Associate Professor, UVM Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences; Rachel DiStefano, Graduate Student, UVM Food Systems; and Jacob Lahne, Ph.D. Student, UVM Animal, Nutrition, and Food Sciences

Professor Trubek and her "Taste of Place" Research Group use methods spanning several disciplines-including food science, sensory science, and anthropology-to understand the influence of physical and cultural landscapes on food perception and preference, and to explain and potentially shape consumer choices and food culture.

Price: Regular Admission at the door
Sponsor: Fleming Museum

For more information, contact Christina Fearon at 656-0750 or cfearon@uvm.edu.

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