Exploratorium After Dark: In-Depth Explorations of Future Food | Pier 15
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Exploratorium | Pier 15, San Francisco, CA
Thursday, November 2, 2017
Exploratorium After Dark | Pier 15
Lose yourself in over 650 interactive exhibits exploring perception, art, and science at their adults-only After Dark. Grab your friends and a drink and get immersed in mind-bending experiences and unique, thought-provoking programs.
This November, join them for in-depth explorations of food, served with tastings, talks, and demonstrations designed to whet your curiosity about cooking and eating in a rapidly changing world. Programs take place over four Thursday nights, and cover topics ranging from kitchen innovations to food security.
The human world population is projected to reach 9.8 billion by the year 2050, according to the United Nations. To prepare for growing demands on increasingly limited resources, scientists are researching new and sustainable sources of nutrition. Insects, seaweed, and overlooked crops are on the menu, as well as 3D-printed foods and lab-grown meats. How will your plate accommodate the need to feed us all?